I spent a day exploring Edinburgh in the footsteps of Sir Walter Scott. I visited the Scott Monument and Writers’ Museum.
Was Josiah Henson the real Uncle Tom? The Josiah Henson Museum tells the life story of Henson and the surprising truth behind Stowe’s novel.
Visit the Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton where Jane lived with her sister and mother on her brother’s property. Then walk to the Chawton House Library to trace Jane’s path to her brother’s inherited home. Take tea at Cassandra’s Cup and stay in the Chawton Garden House Airbnb.
How closely did author Charles Dickens base his character David Copperfield on his own life? Find out, visit Charles Dickens’ first London home.
Have you ever thought about what goes into the preservation of the historic author museums we all love to visit? Let me tell you, so much more goes on behind the scenes than you’ll ever realize during your visit.
Now I know what you’re thinking. “You went to more museums?? Hadn’t you exhausted all the museums in Amsterdam by now?” Well, no. There’s always more. But bear with me.