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Sherlock Holmes Museum

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Address: Bahnhofstr. 26, Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
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A museum dedicated to the famous fictional detective.

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Must for Sherlock Holmes fans

I enjoyed my visit to this museum. Entry is cheap at $4CHF per person. They only accept cash so be sure you have it! The museum is small containing many pieces from the Holmes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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Frederick, Maryland
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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The small museum packs in a solid amount of Sherlock Holmes related paraphernalia and information. Visitors receive headsets that provide a guided tour and are available in many languages.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

A great step back in time to a house recreated for the late 19th century when this fictional character 'lived' in Baker Street London. Even for Brits it is worth seeing, but for those who are not used to British houses of that era, it is well worth a look at - if you are into Sherlock Holmes or just... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to this museum. Entry is cheap at $4CHF per person. They only accept cash so be sure you have it! The museum is small containing many pieces from the Holmes period. I paired my visit with a trolley ride up Reichenbach Falls with a final hike to the top and walk down the other side. The... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

WE had free tickets, so decided to kill an hour to have a look. Well, we very surprised how great this little museum is. The detail and work that has gone into this building was unbelievable. I learnt more about Conan Doyle and |Holmes in this one hour than I have reading or looking on the internet. The town, naturally,... More 

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Tel Aviv
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It's not a bad 10 minute stop in a rainy day but I wouldn't waste a second time in it... A bit of historically flavored and loaned from other museums Sherlock Holmes walk

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Even if you aren't a fan it is great. Well designed and thought out for being small. We got joint tickets for the falls that makes a great outing. I left and read the return of Sherlock Holmes. Many different languages available same cost.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you are into Sherlock Holmes then you will enjoy your visit to this museum in the middle of Meiringen.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you are a Sherlock Holmes fan you should not miss this tiny museum. The mock up of the drawing room at 221B Baker Street is outstanding as is some ot the Conan Doyle memorabilia

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Island of Malta, Malta
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Went to the town especially to see this attraction, but after paying for parking we found it was closed and only opened a few hours in the afternoon, which was too late as we had to get the flight home.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I was a bit disappointed after the visit. Besides a few artifacts on display which talk about Sherlock Holmes and its author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the place itself is quite small. Perhaps the highlight is the chamber of Sherlock Holmes & Doctor Watson which has been recreated in the basement. While you can see it through a glass window... More 

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