The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a fascinating private museum located in an old boarding house on 221b Baker Street and dedicated to the extremely popular fictional detective of Sherlock Holmes and his friend Doctor John H. Watson. The museum recreates the fictional home of Sherlock Holmes as it is described in the popular series of stories.
In addition to recreating the fictional Victorian era 221b Baker Street residence of Sherlock Holmes, the museum contains rooms exhibiting wax models arranged to illustrate scenes from the stories. There is a good selection of antiques and gifts available for purchase from the Museum's souvenir shop.
The Sherlock Holmes Museum is open daily from 9:30 am to 6 pm except on Christmas. As this is a private museum there is a small admission charge.
Sherlock Holmes Museum is located within a short walk of the Wallace Collection so you may want to consider visiting it also while in the area.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Sherlock Holmes MuseumFee: Yes
- Monday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Friday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Sunday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
221B Baker Street
London NW1 6XE
Phone: +44 20 7224 3688
Lulu Y. Jul-12-2019
I first visited this museum in 2012 after I finished my interview with Oxford. The place was tiny but very cute. I even took a picture with the detective... Read More
Christine S. Jul-31-2019
I'm a big reader but I actually haven't read any Sherlock Holmes yet (though I get a gold star for effort because I do own the complete collection haha).... Read More
matthew p. Aug-07-2019
My 7 year old and 14 year old gave this place 4 stars but I came in at 2. It quite possibly ranks as the biggest rip off in London. We waited for over an... Read More
Accommodations near Sherlock Holmes Museum:
|Tube Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Hammersmith and City, and Metropolitan Lines||Baker Street||2 Minutes|
How to get to Sherlock Holmes Museum by Tube
From Baker Street Tube Station exit onto Baker Street and walk to your right (north) for about 1 block. The museum is on the left side of the street.
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