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Sherlock Holmes Museum

Bahnhofstr 26, Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
+41 33 972 50 00
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Fantastic if you're a S.H. fan

I've read all the Sherlock Holmes' books and short stories (more than once). If you're a fan, this... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Falls Church, VA
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This a gem of a little museum in the heart of Meiringen. There is an area outside which gives some... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
South Holland Province, The Netherlands
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A museum dedicated to the famous fictional detective.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baker street” (20 reviews)
“audio guide” (11 reviews)
“living room” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bahnhofstr 26, Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
+41 33 972 50 00
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I've read all the Sherlock Holmes' books and short stories (more than once). If you're a fan, this museum is great. It's small but has a lot of interesting exhibits -- plus an audio guide. The best thing is the re-creation of the living room...More

1  Thank cwright49
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This a gem of a little museum in the heart of Meiringen. There is an area outside which gives some information and if you wish you can have a photo of yourself next to Sherlock. It is great how this little museum keeps "the myth"...More

Thank AmsterdamTulips44
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

So we are ardent fans of "Sherlock", and we chanced upon this town and museum. It has a replica of the room just as it would have been in the book. It would be a treat for ANY Sherlock fan!

Thank OB0811
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Based in the cellars of the old English church the place pretends to be Sherlock’s museum. In fact it is a strange collection of the low importance artifacts of an era provided by the Sherlock Holmes Society in London. The audio guide tells well-known facts...More

Thank Yury F
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Sir Doyle would have loved this place. Hidden in a plain sight under an old Anglican church, you'll find a tiny hall with very curious artifacts. The audio guide in many languages gives you a nice tour around them and you'll soon learn that every...More

1  Thank Baruš M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is a little gem in the pretty village of Meiringen. Based in an old church with the main museum downstairs, though only small an excellent audio tour guides you. Bought a joint ticket with the Reichenbach falls which are located nearby and accessed...More

Thank Jukey42
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The museum is in a building resembling a small church, about 2-3 minutes walk from the railway station. It is very small, not able to take more than about 5-6 at a time. The audio guide has a very interesting and informative commentary. Apart from...More

Thank Obanwalkers
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The exhibits are well arranged and described with a clear and easy to use audio guide. Reconstructed living room at 221b Baker Street is very well done and informative.

Thank Colinbaker1963
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My husband being a Sherlock Holmes fan, rated this place so highly. It is just 2 minutest walk from the station. The museum was a gem.The staff on the day was so welcoming and pleasant. Sadly we didn't get her name. We've been to the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is just at the road side in Meiringen ,walkable distance on the main road and lush green . Wonder clues hidden and this wonderful statue of Sherlock. visit the museum and you will love it . All your stories you saw and read...More

Thank RajaniBhurat
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5 May 2017|
Response from Archaeobuff | Reviewed this property |
I do not know - but it is Switzerland and they allow their dogs into restaurants, trains and many other places not possible in my country. Good luck.
Kathryn H
2 October 2016|
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Response from Kathryn H | Reviewed this property |
Having now been, I can answer my own question--this museum is cash only.
6 May 2016|
Response from Kathryn H |
Yes, there is a train from Interlaken which goes to Meiringen. The ride is about 30 minutes.