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Bleak House Museum

Bleak House Fort Road, Broadstairs CT10 1EY, England
+44 1843 862224
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Stayed in little Dorrits room

Stayed one night had a great night at the bar which was once Charles Dickens dinning room , great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve A
Its not bleak

Went to Broadstairs as a mystery stopover for a few hours. Not been here before and didnt have much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shirley R
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The summer home of Charles Dickens, where he wrote his famous novel "David Copperfield".
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
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Bleak House Fort Road, Broadstairs CT10 1EY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

On a wet day in Broadstairs we were looking to kill some time & stumbled on the Bleak House Tours. Tour is not the right word as we were greeted by a young lady in Dickensian costume & trainers & directed to Charles Dickens' study...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

to be honest visited Bleak house as Dickens house was shut. Tourist info directed us to Bleak house. As were mainly interested in Dickens, the smuggler exhibition was fairly interesting but nothing special. The dickens study again was good to see but we felt the...More

2  Thank mick1253
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you are in Broadstairs and are looking for something to do this is a good way to wile away an hour. Some of the mannequins have seen better days but the is some good stuff to make the visit worthwhile.

2  Thank julianeagle
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Bleak H, Public Relations Manager at Bleak House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks you for your comments and we hope to see you again very soon here at Bleak House.

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Response from shirley a | Reviewed this property |
Hi it's open Monday to Saturday 11.00 - 5.00 pm
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