If there is an English character who raises passions, in addition to James Bond, it is Sherlock Holmes , the singular detective who has been starring in novels, series or movies for years. So much so, that in London there is a museum where all his fans can discover all the details about the detective, the cases in which he has worked, his environment and anything that comes to mind.
The wonderful Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was the one who gave life to both Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson and all the characters in the novels, something he did back in 1887. No matter how much more than 100 years have passed, Holmes will never go out of style . The Sherlock Holmes Museum that you can find in the English capital is in a building from 1815 and was a boarding house for many years.
As a museum it was inaugurated in March 1990 and since then it has been one of the most visited in the city thanks to tourists from all over the world who want to learn about the history of the detective. In it you can see the places where he spent the most time and how he lived, in addition to discovering in detail all the sets as they were described in the novels, which will undoubtedly make it seem that he really was there.
In the tour that you will be able to take you will be able to see his office , his bedroom, his living room, Watson’s room, that of the flame mistress and a few wax figures that represent various of the situations that were experienced in each scenario. In addition, several actors work in the museum who make sure that everything is much more real. You can not miss a visit to the store to be able to take a very realistic souvenir.
The admission price for adults is 6 pounds, while children will pay 4. It is open from Monday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.