The Sherlock Holmes exhibit helps museum goers to understand the period of time in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived, the Victorian era, which also became the historical setting for all of Sherlock Holmes’ stories. Having this understanding of the time period in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his Sherlock Holme’s stories gives readers and fans a deeper literary understanding of Sherlock Holmes and helps to transport us deeper into his characters.
The Sherlock Holmes exhibit features early film, photography, artifacts and paintings to help you to recreate the period of time in which Sherlock Holmes lived. While visiting you’ll be transported to Victorian London where you’ll relive Sherlock Holmes’ environment and surroundings allowing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories to jump off the pages even more than ever before.
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