The museum holds over 100,000 items including manuscripts, rare editions, personal items, paintings and other visual sources.
Global Dickens: For Every Nation Upon Earth
Global Dickens: For Every Nation Upon Earth

This exhibition presents a global picture of Dickens, exploring the impact of his travels on his life and his writing, and examining how Dickens has gone on to shape the lives of people around the globe.

14th May - 3rd November 2019 

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Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens
Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens

This exhibition explores the pivotal role of food in the author’s life and novels and give new insights into the experience of dining with Dickens.

28th November 2018 – 22nd April 2019

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Charles Dickens: Man of Science
Charles Dickens: Man of Science

This exhibition investigates and reveals Dickens’s deep and influential interest in medicine, chemistry, geology, the energy of the Earth and the ability of science to drive change, cure disease, clean the city, clear the atmosphere and inspire the imagination.

24th May - 11th November 2018

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Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping 'A Christmas Carol'
Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping 'A Christmas Carol'

This exhibition explores a the inspiration behind Dickens’s novella, A Christmas Carol, one of his best known and best loved works. 

29th November 2017– 25th February 2018

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