Play, eat a special lunch of a slice of pizza or hot dog and a
small drink get 10 game credits, then listen to a story read by
Claudia Freeman, Superintendent of Cultural Arts for the Waukegan
Park District. After the story, paint a masterpiece with
Hundreds of objects and documents from the exclusive private
collection, together with a rare collection of first editions of
his most famous works, tell the story of how Charles Dickens and
his characters became enduring cultural icons. Interactive and
multi-media displays and personal effects take visitors through a
chronological tour of the life, literature and legacy of Dickens.
View his personal traveling inkwell, take a ride in an early
century carriage, and learn about the memorable characters, stories
and themes of his famous tales through games, time period puzzles
and Dickens' own personal Facebook page.