- Address: Dickens World Leviathan Way Chatham Maritime Kent ME4 4LL
Dickens World offers a totally different day out.
You can get splashed on the Great Expectations dark boat ride (so long as you're over 1m tall), learn some of the ghost stories in "The Haunted Man", even play snakes and ladders in our Victorian School room - just watch out for the headmaster!
Peggottys boathouse is a 4D cinema where you can discover which countries Charles Dickens travelled to to tell his stories, and the Britannia Theatre introduces you to some of his characters. If you're under 1.45m tall, you can play in Fagin's Den - a soft play area especially for our younger visitors.
Admission: 2012 Prices:
Children under 5 admitted free! Opening Times: 2012 Opening Details:
Every day (except Christmas Day - & selected maintenance dates - best to check the website before travelling)
Open: 10am Close: 4.30pm (Last admission 3pm)
Whole range of tasty food available - let us know what dietary requirements you have & we will do our best to cater for you.
Whole range of traditional and modern souvenirs, sweets, jewellery, games and toys. Pocket money items available.
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Disabled toilets & baby changing facilities available.
We can warm milk if required but do not sell any baby food.
Dickens World is sign posted from junctions 1, 3 & 4 of the M2- just follow the brown anchor tourist signs, we are located next to the Historic Dockyard. Accessible from Chatham & Rochester train stations from Chatham, take the Dockside shuttle bus to us here.
You should allow in the region of 3 hours to fully experience everything at Dickens World - but remember, the weather doesnt matter as its all inside.
If you've had fun on your family day out to Dickens World, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
Londonparents do strongly suggest you ring Dickens World before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
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Also, it may be worth clicking the link to Dickens World's website, to see if there are special events and seasonal things to do that may be going on during the day.