Investigate the origins of Sherlock Holmes at Portsmouth Museum

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Unravel the Case of the Portsmouth Doctor at A Study in Sherlock in Portsmouth Museum.

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If you've got a smartphone then download the Portsmouth Writers app and turn yourself into a master detective with the Magnifying Sherlock tour.

Follow the trail around Portsmouth Museum of the ultimate super-sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, and his creator Arthur Conan Doyle who lived and worked in Portsmouth.

Don't have a smartphone? Don't worry - a series of video screens around A Study in Sherlock will take you on a completely new, exciting and different adventure introduced by Stephen Fry.

Once you've solved the case, head upstairs to discover The Story of Portsmouth which looks at how life has changed in the city over the centuries, and a fine and decorative art gallery which features a wide range of materials from the 17th century to the present day.

Furthermore, Portsmouth Museum is completely free.

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