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Address: High Street, Rochester ME1 1ER, England
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01634 338106
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A delightful garden to rest in

It is a shame that the house is closed and the opportunity to portray Dickens even further lost ...........however these small gardens are located by the library in a fairly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

It is a shame that the house is closed and the opportunity to portray Dickens even further lost ...........however these small gardens are located by the library in a fairly centre position in the High Street and are well-tended and are a beautiful place to chill and relax.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

was home to Dickens museum. ;lovely old building Dickens chalet is still the gardens and can be seen museum closed some years ago but is undergoing restoration at the moment

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

How did it come to this, the most splendid building we knew years ago as Rochester Museum, later to become the badly marketed Dickens Centre, followed by closure, oblivion and then only an occasional open day. One reviewer mentioned the displays, for instance the copy crown jewels left over from its museum days. So now this neglected building is to... More 

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Lenham UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Eastgate House is about to embark on the next great phase of it's long and interesting life. It was open as part of the heritage weekend before closing for a two year restoration programme. It will be restored to show off the true character of the building with a view to multicultural use for the people of Rochester and the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

Such a historic house in Rochester is in transition. I visited during the Dickens Festival and the house was open and free, but it really had a lot of strange displays that had nothing to do with historic Rochester. It seems the house is waiting for its next incarnation. It has such great potential. I hope it will be rescued... More 

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Rochester, kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2013

Sometimes have open days. Great inside, sometimes there are some exhibitions, doesn't take long to look around.

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