Charles Dickens birthplace museum opens in time for Easter

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David Curwen, centre, hugs his mother with whom he wa sreunited. Completing the group is his brother Keith

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Easter weekend will see the reopening of the Dickens Birthplace Museum.

The museum at 1 Mile End Terrace in Old Commercial Road, Portsmouth, is the house where Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 and will open for the season on Friday.

A fully-furnished parlour, dining room and bedroom feature Regency furniture and household items.

The museum is open from Friday until September 27, on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only, from 10am to 5.30pm, The last admission is at 4.30pm on each of those days.