Skip Main Navigation

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel

Southampton Road  Portsmouth  England  PO6 4SH  United Kingdom 

Close

Check Rates & Availability

(proof of eligibility required at check-in)

About special rates and awards

Portsmouth Hotels

To make reservations by phone, call 1-800-228-9290 in the USA and Canada (or any of our worldwide reservation telephone numbers).

Visitor's Guide: Southampton

Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum

Not So Bleak House
  • Neighborhood: Portsmouth
  • Category: General History
  • Hours: Apr to Sep - Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Charles Dickens was the second of seven children and his birthplace is now an interesting museum. It is open between April and October and also opens every year on Charles' birthday. Charles lived with his family in two other houses, but both were destroyed in the World War. After moving from the area, he did not see Portsmouth again until he was nearly thirty, whilst researching for Nicholas Nickleby.

Identification of these resources is solely for the convenience of our guests. Neither Marriott International, Inc. nor any of its affiliates or franchisees endorses or is a sponsor of these resources.