The recently renovated Charles Dickens Museum is to be found at 48, Doughty Street, in London, a terraced Georgian house in Holborn where the writer lived from 1837-39.
Leased for £80 per year, this is where he wrote The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby whilst also throwing himself into planning the interior decoration, even going so far as to install a shower and conservatory - and no doubt he took tea and cake in this very parlour.
The house is where two of his daughters were born. perhaps in this very bedroom.
These are the stairs where his sister in law, Mary, fell back into his arms and died at the age of seventeen - an event recreated in fiction in the death of Little Nell.
And this the library where he worked.
The museum which is open every day of the week contains thousands of exhibits, including the figurine of this little midshipman which featured in Dombey and Son.
There are also original manuscripts, rare editions of printed books, personal items, furniture and paintings, including the famous but unfinished Dickens' Dream by R W Buss, the original illustrator of The Pickwick Papers.
For more information please see this link.
And for some fascinating facts about a previous home of Dickens, see this short film with Ruth Richardson.