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Sherlock Holmes Museum

#467 of 1 981 things to do in London
Closed Now: 09:30 - 18:00
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221B Baker Street, London NW1 6XE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a family with a Sherlock - crazy child, it was definitely a worthwhile place to visit. Seeing everything from the stories in front of you, as well as the characters wax figures, was truly unforgettable. The store beside it was filled with all the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank _peter_h1977
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wouldn't recommend paying the 15 pounds to see the actual museum, as it is nothing special at all. But there's a good photo op to be had in front and the gift shop sells some interesting Sherlock related items. There's also a statue of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really friendly staff, quite good if you don’t want an overly interactive day but want to absorb some facts and history. Only £15 each for adult tickets and a brilliant souvenir shop! Allow 30-45mins depends on if you take brief glances or if you want...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 357anudeepr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Sherlock Holmes!! And not just the movies and the show but the original books . So I had to check out the museum which is small but worth every penny. The detail work put into it is incredible when and if you go...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 539meghanm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have 30 minutes to spare and are a Sherlock Holmes fan it’s worth popping in here A big pricey for what it is at £15 but it’s done well and appears very authentic I wonder how many people leave here convinced he was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Y6663TKcraigm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting this museum is the best way to experience a real Victorian home. The policeman at the door, the maids in Victorian dresses inside, Victorian furnishings - it is all done wonderfully! Great London experience! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Traveler-Keliautoja
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a small but cute museum with a cool gift shop! The staff were so kind and helpful. You can hear some interesting about Sherlock Holmes, I would be more happy if I could hear more interesting things, but it was fine.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank noratarnocai
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to be a pretty big fan of Sherlock Holmes to really enjoy this museum. The museum has the same "feeling" as the stories and is therefore a great place to visit for those who would like to see the location of these stories....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jnyjulie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum itself is fine, albeit tiny (3 and a half floors). But beware the museum manager would give change if expired banknotes to unawaring tourists at the gift shop, which is almost like fraud because there is no easy way of exchanging them for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sightsee699577
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sherlock Holmes museum is a novelty.I quite enjoyed it. We know that Sherlock Holmes is fictitious but with a bit of imagination you can get absorbed with the idea.The house itself was apparently a boarding house during the period of the Holmes stories so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Somil C
20 February 2018|
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Response from tsn02 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall there being one—under 15’s were £10 xx
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Katya I
17 January 2018|
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Response from TravelCharlesH | Reviewed this property |
if you can go early in the morning there won't be much waiting. if yo iu can go early on Sunday there will likely be no wait.
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348george
30 January 2017|
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Response from Stella S | Reviewed this property |
If you want to visit on a specific date better check their opening hours as these may vary. I would say, go about one hour before closing time as it will give you plenty of time to enjoy the museum and take all the pictures... More
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