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
Kelly D. Oct-24-2018
Great place for any Sherlock Holmes fan. Gift shop had many nice things. Reasonable price for what is offered at museum and in shop. Lots of detailed... Read More
Melinda Q. Oct-21-2018
Some would argue that spending 15 quid for entrance in to this "museum" is a rip-off and that would be an understatement. I would even contend that the gift... Read More
Laura R. Nov-28-2017
I have mixed feelings about this museum. I am a casual fan of Sir Conan Doyle; I've read several of his Sherlock stories, and I enjoy the newish Sherlock... 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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