Free Admission on Charles Dickens's 200th Birthday - Morgan Library & Museum

Date: 02/07/12
Ages: All
225 Madison Ave. - 212-685-0008
Midtown, NY 10016

Description: On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, any Morgan Library & Museum visitor who mentions Dickens's birthday will receive FREE ADMISSION in celebration of the great writer's bicentennial year. Charles Dickens at 200 - The Morgan is currently showing Charles Dickens at 200, an exhibition that captures the art and life of a man whose literary and cultural legacy ranks among the giants of literature. On view are the original manuscripts of A Christmas Carol and Our Mutual Friend (a portion of which Dickens retrieved from the wreckage of a train crash), letters, books, photographs, and original illustrations. The exhibition is on view through February 12, 2012. On Dickens's Birthday - -On Tuesday, February 7, Morgan visitors who mention Charles Dickens's birthday will receive complimentary admission. -Free admission applies to every exhibition at the Morgan, so after viewing Charles Dickens at 200, visitors are welcome to explore the rest of the museum. -No rain checks, please! (Dickens's bicentennial comes but once, after all...).