The last Royal Mail (standard) recommended posting day for Christmas delivery is Monday 17 December for local, and Thursday 13 December for non-UK orders. The last DHL (express) recommended posting day for Christmas delivery is Wednesday 19 December for UK and EU deliveries, and Tuesday 18 December for the rest of the world.

A Christmas Carol Cracker


Since Tom Smith created the Christmas Cracker in 1847, the cracker has delighted adults and children alike and has become a joyous part of our family Christmas and traditions.

Our fillable Christmas Cracker box, exclusive to the Charles Dickens Museum, is decorated with original illustrations from A Christmas Carol by John LeechThe large body gives you plenty of room to stuff your cracker  with Christmas goodies.  A must have for Dickens devotees

Printed in the UK, comes flat packed and ready to use, includes end ties, motto and lucky chocolate sixpence.

Measurements when made up

L 34 cm x H 7 cm x D 7 cm

Cracker body 

L 18 cm x H 7 cm x D 7 cm



We aim to process and pack orders within 1 working day. Charges are calculated depending on weight, size and destination at the checkout.
Estimated DHL Express (track & sign service) cost and delivery times:
UK - from £9, 2-5 working days
Rest of the world - from £19, 3-7 working days
Estimated Royal Mail (2nd class/international standard) cost and delivery times:
UK: from £3.95, 5-10 working days
Europe: from £6, 5-10 working days
North America: from £9, 10-28 working days
Rest of the World: from £15, 10-28 working days
Collect at the Museum 
This is a free next day service. Orders will be available for collection from our Museum Shop from Tuesday to Sunday 11am – 4pm.
Orders placed before 5pm will be ready for collection from 11am. Orders placed after 5pm will be ready after 2pm.
When collecting your purchase, please bring your valid photo ID with a copy of your order, either as a hard copy, or displayed on your phone or tablet.
If you are unable to collect your goods within 30 days of purchase, we will return the product to inventory and refund the order.
If you’re not completely satisfied with your order you can return it to us within 30 days of receipt.
Exceptions apply.
More information on Delivery & Returns here
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