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Sherlock Holmes Museum

Bahnhofstr 26, Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
+41 33 972 50 00
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Small but proud

Sir Doyle would have loved this place. Hidden in a plain sight under an old Anglican church, you'll... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Baruš M
via mobile
Elementary my dear Watson

The museum is a little gem in the pretty village of Meiringen. Based in an old church with the main... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
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A museum dedicated to the famous fictional detective.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“baker street” (18 reviews)
“audio guide” (9 reviews)
“old church” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bahnhofstr 26, Meiringen 3860, Switzerland
+41 33 972 50 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I found it very average but my three fellow travelers (who were not Sherlock fans) were in there for ages.

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Lovers of the stories of Sherlock holmes will remember how he was supposed to have died whilst chasing his arch-fiend Moriarty, when both plunged into the Reichenbach Waterfall, quite close to Meiringen. A little old Anglican church has been taken over by the Sherlock Holmes...More

Thank CHINCH43
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.

Thank PNWmtns
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...More

Thank oswestryalex
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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
1 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.