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Bleak House Museum

Bleak House Fort Road, Broadstairs CT10 1EY, England
+44 1843 862224
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absolutely amazing!

We were mesmerized by all the history and the talk by Lee was very discriptive as well as amusing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jan t
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London, United Kingdom
Worthy of a Visit.

Visited the museum. £4 per person. The guide was very good, the museum was okay. You get to sit in... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Nigel G
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The summer home of Charles Dickens, where he wrote his famous novel "David Copperfield".
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
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Bleak House Fort Road, Broadstairs CT10 1EY, England
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+44 1843 862224
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were mesmerized by all the history and the talk by Lee was very discriptive as well as amusing! its a must see whod have guessed there were underground tunnels leading all the way to over 17 destinations along the coast-WOW we had a fun...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Visited the museum. £4 per person. The guide was very good, the museum was okay. You get to sit in a window where Charles Dickens used to write & go under the house where there were smuggler tunnels.

Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Very nice , good old building with lots of history, the views are great, ideal mini day out for the family , need more buildings like this in broadstairs as broadstairs is wonderful , since moving here from london with my family have enjoyed the...More

Thank Rachel W
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Stayed one night had a great night at the bar which was once Charles Dickens dinning room , great breakfast and was shown around the whole house at the end of our stay , amazing place well worth a stay

Thank Steve A
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went to Broadstairs as a mystery stopover for a few hours. Not been here before and didnt have much money. Found Bleak House a great place. People staying in the B & B but i went round the tour of the museum. Very reasonable and...More

Thank Shirley R
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Children as well as adults will love this museum. It is an interesting period of time. Well worth the visit.

Thank Sheila T
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A friend wanted to surprise me as a treat to view Bleak House, well what a surprise it turned out to be. The actual building is beautiful and staff are welcoming, I don't know what the food and entertainment facilities are like as I only...More

4  Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Spent lovely couple of hours here, Lee was very informative and welcoming, he loves the place and can tell you all about Dickens and the area

1  Thank 694jojo
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This has probably been one of the oddest museums I have ever visited. We didn't know if the museum was open so ventured to the front of the building and we were greeted by a young lady, who was also dealing with guests staying in...More

1  Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Bleak House is an invented name. Yes, Charles Dickens stayed here, as he did in so many seaside towns all over southern England. You can see his desk overlooking the sea and the dining room where he overate and a few framed photographs and documents...More

1  Thank Lissa C
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Hi it's open Monday to Saturday 11.00 - 5.00 pm
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