Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition
October 20, 2022 - April 2, 2023$4 – $17
Be transported into Sherlock Holmes’ London to solve a crime in a world just receiving its introduction to his ground-breaking methods. Then, return to the present day – and find yourself in a showcase of Sherlock Holmes in all his manifestations from books and movies to today’s contemporary forensic science.
Learn how Sherlock Holmes, a fictitious scientific expert ahead of his time, used seemingly trivial observations of clues others missed to solve some of his era’s most puzzling mysteries – not unlike the work of a historian. His practices and techniques, created in the mind of doctor-turned-author Conan Doyle, encouraged a change in the way police work was conducted, and remain in practice today. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension contributed to the making of this renowned exhibition alongside St. Paul-based Exhibits Design Group, LLC.
Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition Holmes features original manuscripts and period artifacts, investigative tools influenced and used by Sherlock Holmes, and interactive crime-solving opportunities. Some of these artifacts are on loan from the University of Minnesota which is home to the largest collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle items in the world.
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