Virtual Event - Private Session for Groups
Join us on a tour around the Charles Dickens Museum from the comfort of your own home! Discover the life and career of Charles Dickens in this fascinating interactive tour of his family home including original artefacts and extracts from some of his most popular novels. We will discuss the context in which Dickens was writing, his passion for social justice and the motivations behind his novels and journalism, exploring his relationship with his contemporary audiences as well as his continued relevance today.
The Morning Room © Charles Dickens Museum
Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic educators encourage discussion and conversation throughout the tour which will allow your experience to be shaped by participants’ curiosity and contributions. No prior knowledge is needed to enjoy this tour and it is as suitable for those who are new to Dickens as well as those who have studied his work.
We will tailor each tour to suit the accessibility needs of the participants. At the time of booking, we will discuss your requirements and provide you with resources to support your virtual visit to ensure that the experience will be inclusive and enjoyable for everyone taking part. Each tour will be designed specifically for you and your group and can be booked at a time to suit you.
Bookings can be made via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 hour, £40 per group
With thanks to Warwickshire Empowerment Service, a Grapevine Coventry and Warwickshire project, for contributing to the development of our Accessible Virtual Tours.
"We thought our tour guide was brilliant. Her communication was accessible because she used clear simple language. She spoke in an engaging way which helped us to remember a lot of the information." - Warwickshire Empowerment Service
"It was great that the tour guide asked for our specific needs in advance so she could make the tour accessible for us." - Warwickshire Empowerment Service
"I really liked the kitchen because the description of the room was vivid and detailed" - Ann, Warwickshire Empowerment Service
"My favourite bit was the bedroom, I loved seeing the tiny bath and imagining how I could fit my long arms and legs in there!" - Ian, Warwickshire Empowerment Service
"I liked when we went upstairs, there was a dramatic shift from the nice home to the dark prison." - Emily, Warwickshire Empowerment Service
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