Eastgate House is a listed 16th and 17th Century townhouse, with the building itself having a fascinating past including being the private home of five generations of the Buck family, a girls' boarding house, a public library and a museum and centre dedicated to the work of Charles Dickens. Visit and learn about the people whose lives have been part of its past, and explore a maze of beautiful rooms and displays telling their stories.

Opening Hours
Up to 14th April 2024
Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday
From 20th April
Weekends and Bank Holidays
19th to 27th October
Open 4th, 8th, 11th- to 15th , 18th to 23rd and 28th to 29th December 2024
4th January 2025
Last admission 4.15pm.

Adult: £6.50
Concession/Over 60 years: £4.50
Family: £17.10
Child - 5 to 17 years: £3
Child under 5 years: Free with a paying adult
English Heritage Member: 20% discount.

LIft at the back of the building and the second floor is now accessible.

Picture Credit: © Visit Medway, Medway Council.

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