The Sherlock Holmes Museum
WHAT TO SEE
221b is the most famous fictional address in London. It is the address of Sherlock Holmes house. Sherlock Holmes is undoubtedly the most famous English detective created by the author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The interior of the house follows closely the imagination of the author as described in his stories.
The 221B house number is actually situated between numbers 237 and 241. The museum opened in 1990 and is run by the Sherlock Holmes Society of England, which is a non-profit organisation. Despite Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson being fictional characters, they have become such iconic English figures for which the museum is certainly worth visiting.
“The house is protected by the government due to its special “architectural and historical interests”…”
HOW TO GET THERE:
221b Baker Street, NW1 6XE
Baker Street underground station
WHAT ARE THE OPENING HOURS:
The museum is open every day of the year expect Christmas Day.
Monday to Sunday: 9.30 – 18.00
HOW MUCH IS THE ADMISSION FEE
£15 adult ticket
£10 child ticket (under 16)
What website to visit: http://www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk/
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