The Charles Dickens Museum holds the world's most important Dickens collection with over 100,000 items.
Manuscripts, rare editions, personal items, paintings and other visual sources as well as a comprehensive research library are among the highlights of the Museum’s holdings. We offer a range of resources you can access online.

For extended research it is possible to use the Library by appointment. Please contact

Image Library

Find out about our extensive copyrighted range of images connected with the author


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Dickens Trail App

Find out more about the Dickens Trail

Dickens's Dream Key

The key to the characters featured in the famous painting Dickens’s Dream by R W. Buss


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