Set up a house as if it were really the home of a fictional character, prop up some shabby mannequins, and then charge tourists to see it. That’s the scheme and it has worked for years, so well there’s often a line and it recently hiked prices 50 percent.
The Sherlock Holmes Museum
221b Baker St., NW1
Our Rating Hours Daily 9:30am–6pm Transportation Tube: Baker St Phone 020/7224-3688 Prices Admission £15 adults, £10 children 15 and under Web site The Sherlock Holmes Museum