Dickens Explorers

Discover where Charles Dickens lived, wrote and entertained as you explore his Bloomsbury family home. Handle some of the objects from our collection and ‘channel your inner Dickens’ by writing your own character creation using real quill pens and ink!

 

The Dickenses Bedroom, Charles Dickens Museum

The Dickenses' Bedroom © Charles Dickens Museum

 

Curriculum Links:

KS1: History

  • the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
  • significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

KS1: English. Writing - Composition

  • Saying out loud what they are going to write about
  • Composing a sentence orally before writing it
  • Sequencing sentences to form short narratives
  • Re-reading what they have written to check that it makes sense
  • Discuss what they have written with the teacher or other pupils
  • Read aloud their writing clearly enough to be heard by their peers and the teacher.

 

Optional Extras

Informative and highly entertaining Dickens walk with expert Richard Jones; exploring London through Dickens’s eyes.

For more information click here.

 

Costs:

Onsite – 2 hours. All workshops are integrated into interactive guided tours of the historic house.

  • Up to 10 students, Off-peak £100 (Jan-Oct), Peak £125 (Nov-Dec)
  • Up to 20 students, Off-peak £150 (Jan-Oct), Peak £185 (Nov-Dec)
  • Up to 30 students, Off-peak £200 (Jan-Oct), Peak £250 (Nov-Dec)

 

Booking

Booking forms and enquiries should be sent to: education@dickensmuseum.com

Download onsite education visit booking form

Download onsite education visit terms and conditions

We can accommodate a maximum of 30 students per booking slot. We have the capacity to run two half day sessions onsite each day from 10:00 – 12:00 and 13:00-15:00. Please note that for the safety of your group we require a minimum adult-to-student ratio of 1:10 for each onsite booking.

Please be advised that full payment is required in order to confirm your booking.

Amendments and cancellations must be made at least 21 days prior to your visit, after which no refund will be available.

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