Events: Arts

The Museum of London: Sherlock Holmes

The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die

Until 12 April 2015


Digging into the roots of Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous fictional detective adventurers can explore depictions of Victorian London and delve into the enduringly popular characteristics of Sherlock Holmes.

Transcending literature onto stage and screen, Sherlock Holmes continues to captivate audiences of every age to this day.The Museum of London have created an exhibition which is London’s first on the detective since 1951! There is film, photography and paintings plus original Victorian era artefacts to recreate the atmosphere of Sherlock’s London, and to re-imagine the places featured in Conan Doyle’s famous stories.

The exhibition includes showcases:

• Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1886 ‘A Study in Scarlet’ notebook, containing the first ever lines of a Sherlock Holmes story
• ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’ manuscript by Edgar Allan Poe
• Claude Monet’s painting ‘Pont de Londres’ (Charing Cross Bridge, London) 1902
• Belstaff coat used in the BBC’s Sherlock series, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch


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Museum of London

150 London Wall

London EC2Y 5HN

020 7001 9844