Sherlock Holmes Museum

A man and lady stand to the left of the doorway, dressed in period clothing, while a man walks out of the museum. The front of the museum shows black railings and a green sign above with the wording "The Sherlock Holmes Museum" in yellow.
The iconic entrance to 221B Baker Street © Sherlock Holmes Museum. Image courtesy of Sherlock Holmes Museum.
Explore the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221B Baker Street, the London home of the world’s most famous detective.


Step through the iconic front door of the Sherlock Holmes Museum and explore the Victorian apartment of the super sleuth.

According to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and his loyal friend Dr. Watson lived at this exact address from 1881 to 1904.

What is there to do at the Sherlock Holmes Museum?

Take a step back to Victorian times and visit Holmes’ apartment, which has been preserved to offer a glimpse into the private life of the detective.

Work your way through the Victorian lodgings lit with gas lamps, uncover Holmes’ personal items and stumble upon some of Watson’s belongings.

The museum also hosts an exhibition featuring life-size waxworks from Sherlock Holmes’ most famous adventures.

Make sure to explore the gift shop full of quirky objects and souvenirs, including deerstalker hats.

Where is the museum based?

View of the front of the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221b Baker Street

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is at the fictional detective’s former home, 221B Baker Street.

It’s a one-minute walk from Baker Street Tube station and five minutes from Marylebone railway station.

How long will it take to walk around the museum?

With many fascinating things to see at Sherlock Holmes Museum, you can easily spend one to two hours at the museum.

How much are the tickets?

Tickets to Sherlock Holmes Museum cost £16 for adults and £11 for children (under 16 years of age).

How can I book tickets? 

When paying at the venue, you first need to buy tickets at the gift shop first, and then join the queue at the entrance of the museum.

More ideas for Sherlock fans

If you want to find out more about Sherlock Holmes in London, book a spot on a special Sherlock Holmes walking tour*.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket £11.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket £16.00 per ticket

Opening Times

Open every day (except 25 December): 9.30am to 6pm

Entrance tickets must be purchased from the shop before joining the queue.

Venue Details & Map

Sherlock Holmes Museum

221B Baker Street
+44 (020)7 224 3688
Public transport:
Tube: Baker Street Rail: Marylebone, Euston and Kings Cross.

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