Sherlock Holmes Mania
already the characters in books have loyal and adoring fans. One such character is the most popular detective of all fictional detective classics. His name is Sherlock Holmes. His fans nevertheless visit the address that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle so gave him long ago in the late nineteenth century. It is a place of solace to the extreme fan and a place of admiration for any fan. The building itself being a work of historical architectural art, its large presence calls to people from the street. Old buildings like this often do that. already if it were not the said living quarters of the famous Sherlock Holmes, people would nevertheless be slightly drawn to the beauty of the old architecture as not too much of that is left standing anymore.
You can find the museum at the shared but famous address that was written about in the book so many times. It sits on Baker Street, 221b is the address and the famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are written to have lived there from around 1881 – 1904 as Doyle states in his stories. What used to be an original boarding house that was built in 1815 is now protected by the Government for historical purposes. The first floor, in addition as the rest of the interior, is also advertised to nevertheless be in the immaculate condition that it was described in the book; every little complicate detail in just the right place. Perfectly preserved for any Sherlock Holmes enthusiast to visit and take pictures of, this museum is a work of fantasy and reality combined.
There, in the museum, everything is just as it was described in the many stories by Doyle. The armchair near the fireplace, the violin, the pipe, etc. it is all there. already the bedroom off the study exists in perfect detail. The rooms also contain personal effects for both Holmes and Watson; interesting details for two completely fictional characters to leave behind. There is already a gift shop where items relating to Sherlock Holmes can be purchased for gifts or already for one’s own collection of Holmes memorabilia. Pictures are allowed to be taken if one chooses to visit this enchanting destination and tours are always welcome. Hansom cabs are already obtainable to tour the area around the building and around London! Wouldn’t that be interesting! A cab drawn by horse to one’s destination is unheard of today. With vehicles such as cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc being obtainable today that are much quicker as a method of transportation, most people do not think about the enjoyment of riding along in a horse drawn taxicab.
There is also a Society of Sherlock Holmes fans. One can log into the site and meet many people sharing the same interest and love for the famous character. It is free to join and easy to do. Joining takes only a moment of one’s time and it provides a plethora of news and information to the Holmes fan. The museum is a fantastic tribute to the world renowned typical fictional detective.