Situated at one of the world’s most famous addresses, The Sherlock Holmes Museum can be found at 221B Baker Street where the detective took up residence between the years 1881 to 1904 according to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Visitors from all around the globe are able to gain an insight into the life and stories of the super sleuth and witness a memorable and authentic Victorian experience as they make their way around the rooms which have been lovingly maintained since its opening in 1990.
This glorious four-storey Georgian townhouse that dates back to 1815, served for several years as a lodging house, but is now a listed building to protect the architectural and cultural heritage, boasting a blue plaque to commemorate the period of Holmes’ residency.
Every year The Sherlock Holmes Museum brings thousands of visitors from all over the world who make this a vital stop on their tour of the city to see where this mastermind lived. The aim of the museum is to share their knowledge, passion and love for Sherlock Holmes with everyone who enters the domain.
Whether you’re a die-hard devotee of the original stories or a more recent Cumberbatch convert, step back in time to see where some of Holmes and Watson’s most famous cases began and imagine what life was like in a fascinating bygone era.
The Museum also boasts the largest collection of Sherlock Holmes gifts and memorabilia in the world. The gift shop offers a range of unique and exclusive Sherlock-related items to amaze even the great detective himself. From deerstalker hats handcrafted in England, to puzzles, beautifully bound books and much more. Browse the Shop during your visit, to find the perfect gift for your inquisitive friends or family.
When you are planning your next stay at Mercure London Paddington be sure to explore the Sherlock Holmes Museum, an inspiring experience that is fun for all the family.Book Now