Museums: Central London
The Sherlock Homes Museum
221b Baker St. London NW1 6XE. The museum is located in the house which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about. It is maintained as it was kept in Victorian Times. Open every day (except Christmas Day) from 09:30-1800 Admission: Adult £6 Child £4
The British Postal Museum and Archive
The British Postal Museumand Archive makes a story of the postal communication industry exhibiting written and physical records of over 400 years of postal development. Check website for opening times. Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DL.
Sir John Soanes Musuem
Art, antiquities, furniture and ornaments from the private collection of 18th century architect Sir John Soane. Also paintings by Turner, Canaletto and Watteau. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00-17:00. At 13 Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A 3BP.
The Library and Museum of Freemasonry
The museum contains collection of objects with Masonic decoration including pottery and porcelain, glassware, silver, furniture and clocks, jewels and regalia. Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, Camden, WC2B 5AZ.
Bank of England Museum
Tells the story of the Bank of England from its foundation in 1694 to its role today as the UKs central bank. Includes a display of Roman and modern day gold bars. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-17:00. Threadneedle Street, Bank, London, EC2R 8AH.