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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Known as a “consulting detective” in the stories, Holmes is known for a proficiency with observation, forensic science, and logical reasoning that borders on the fantastic, which he employs when investigating cases for a wide variety of clients, including Scotland Yard.
First appearing in print in 1887 (in A Study in Scarlet), the character’s popularity became widespread with the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine, beginning with “A Scandal in Bohemia” in 1891; additional tales appeared from then to 1927, eventually totalling four novels and 56 short stories.
All but one are set in the Victorian or Edwardian periods, taking place between about 1880 to 1914. Most are narrated by the character of Holmes’s friend and biographer Dr. Watson, who usually accompanies Holmes during his investigations and often shares quarters with him at the address of 221B Baker Street, London, where many of the stories begin.(ref:Wiki)

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a privately run museum in London, England, dedicated to the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It opened in 1990 and is situated in Baker Street, bearing the number 221B by permission of the City of Westminster,although it lies between numbers 237 and 241, near the north end of Baker Street in central London close to Regent’s Park. The Georgian town house which the museum occupies as “221B Baker Street” was formerly used as a boarding house from 1860 to 1936, and covers the period of 1881 to 1904 when Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson were reported to have resided there as tenants of Mrs Hudson. The museum is run by the Sherlock Holmes Society of England, a non-profit organisation.

The world famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Mr Holmes shared his rooms with his loyal friend and colleague Dr Watson. The house is protected by the government due to its “special architectural and historical interest” and the 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street is still faithfully maintained for posterity as it was kept in Victorian Times. The world famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Mr Holmes shared his rooms with his loyal friend and colleague Dr Watson. The house is protected by the government due to its “special architectural and historical interest” and the 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street is still faithfully maintained for posterity 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 – 221b Baker Street – the Official Home of Sherlock Holmes! Step back in time, and when you visit London, remember to visit The World’s Most Famous Address – 221b Baker Street – the Official Home of Sherlock Holmes!
Open every day of the year (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am – 6pm Open every day of the year (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am – 6pm
Admission: Adult £15 Child £10 (under 16yrs)

please refer to the official website for tickets and shopping http://www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk


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