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Sherlock Holmes Museum, London

3.2
#29 of 257 in Museums in London
At Sherlock Holmes Museum, see the home where the famous fictional detective and his assistant Dr. Watson lived. The interior of the Georgian townhouse appears just as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle described it in his Victorian-era stories. Pose for a photo in Holmes's fireside armchair in the study overlooking Baker Street, view the detective's private belongings and papers in his bedroom, and check out the wax models of characters on the third floor. The museum's address is 221B Baker Street, just as it was in the books, but it's actually located between 237 and 241 on the street. Work out when and for how long to visit Sherlock Holmes Museum and other London attractions using our handy London online trip builder .
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  • This museum is not for the average Brit that has been inside a Victorian house before. Even on a Monday morning we queued for 45 minutes. They only let 15 in at one go because of the narrow entrance. ...  more »
  • This was on our do not miss list and it did not let us down. The line to enter was quite long but a fine young lass moved us up the line owing to our age I believe.  more »
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  • Worth visiting if you are a fan. It is on the pricey side, though. And you will run out of things to see pretty quickly as it is small. But to experience what it might have been like to live in an Elizabethan flat, it's pretty cool. Also it's very busy.
  • The best example of living period costume I have come across! Absolutely everyone was in character! After giving the introduction, the butler was asked if Sherlock Holmes was real, and he kindly explained that the museum was there to help build the story. Brilliant experience and highly recommend!!
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