Walk Along Baker Street!

Welcome to 221b Baker Street!

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is open every day  (except Christmas Day)
9.30 am -6pm.
 Admission: Adult 15 Child (Under 16) 10.
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Mr Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective


Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The famous 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street is still faithfully  maintained as it was kept in Victorian Times.

Step back in time, and when you visit London, remember to visit the world's most famous address!

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Campaign to save the house of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Original Cane Chair Now on Display.

Original wicker chair with Sherlock Holmes seated in it.

The original wicker chair used by the artist Sidney Paget to portray a seated Sherlock Holmes
is now on display at the Sherlock Holmes Museum.
( Journalists may download a 300 dpi image at this link: PR )

Google's banner to mark the occasion of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Birthday.
Google's banner on 22nd May 2006

Vasili Livanov (Russian Sherlock Holmes) Receives OBE

Mr Livanov visits 221b Baker Street London.Mr Livano wearing a Museum DeerstalkerVasily Livanov receives the OBE

Beeton's Christmas Annual 1887. Estimate: 250,000- 400,000
Auction Result: The book was withdrawn after bidding in the room stopped at 240,000, a higher reserve having been placed by the seller. The book was therefore not sold on this occasion.
Beeton's Christmas Annual Containing A Study in Scarlet

Tussauds On the Trail of Sherlock Holmes
Robert Downey Jr. is the new Sherlock Holmes at Madam Tussauds

Mr 'Sherlock Holmes' visits the Museum!
Read about our latest distinguished visitor who dropped by over the Christmas holidays to say hello.

Hansom Cab Kicked out from the Royal Parks
The Sherlock Holmes Museum's hansom cab rides have now been suspended because the horse has been kicked out of the Royal Parks by petty money-grubbing officials at the Royal Parks Agency. Read more about this bureaucractic nonsense which lacks any horse sense...

Hugh Hefner and His Playmates Visit the Museum!
Doctor Watson was pleased to entertain Mr Hugh Hefner on his recent visit to the museum.

True Crime Cases
The Justice Department at The Sherlock Holmes Museum funds the investigation of Miscarriages of Justice cases. We explain why a conviction is unsafe and seek to identify the actual perpetrator of a crime.

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