A guide to the Sherlock Holmes Museum

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A Central London Hotel Close to Sherlock Holmes Museums

If you are a fan of Sherlock Holmes books, tv shows or movies then the Sherlock Holmes museum should be on your to-do list for your stay in London. The Arch Hotel London is the perfect base for anyone looking to check out the Sherlock Holmes museum as our hotel is an 8 minute drive, 10 minute tube journey or 15 minute walk from the museum dedicated to the fictional detective.

Step Back in Time at the Sherlock Holmes Museum

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is located at 221b Baker Street, London. The building itself is protected by the British government due to the special architectural and historical interest it has. Visitors get the unique experience of stepping back in time when they enter the museum as the 1st floor study overlooking Baker Street has been maintained just as it was kept by Mrs Hudson in Victorian Times.

According to the stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street with his loyal friend and colleague Dr Watson. Sherlock Holmes was a fictional consulting detective known for his proficiency with observation, forensic science and logical reasoning that amazes readers and audiences alike. Visit the fantastic Sherlock Holmes museum and experience the life and times of the fictional detective as well as understand the true essence of the character that Arthur Conan Doyle created.

Opening Times

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am-6pm.

Admission: Adult £15 Child (Under 16) £10.

Getting to Sherlock Holmes Museum

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is an 8 minute drive or cab journey. You can also reach the unique museum via tube in around 10 minutes. If you want to walk to the Sherlock Holmes Museum then it will take you around 15 minutes. From the Arch Hotel London, you need to head north on Great Cumberland Pl toward George St before turning right onto George St. You then have to turn left onto Baker St/A41 and your destination will be on the left.

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