The Portsmouth City Museum
The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, Richard Lancelyn Green Bequest
‘A Study in Sherlock: Uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection’
This award winning exhibition builds on the international collection bequeathed to Portsmouth by Richard Lancelyn Green. The newly refurbished gallery offers a superb exploration of the life of Conan Doyle.
Following the phenomenally successful and hugely popular introductory exhibition which raised the profile of the collection, this new exhibition showcases many more of the fantastic items including unique photographs, production posters and letters from the influential and the famous of Victorian and Edwardian society.
The exhibition's displays explore the life of Arthur Conan Doyle and the creation of Sherlock Holmes. It features a range of interactive displays, a ‘new’ Sherlock Holmes mystery, and narration by Stephen Fry, the Patron of the collection.
Recently voted the Best Exhibition by The News Guide Awards this stunning exhibition is a clear favourite with residents of Portsmouth.
The exhibition was refreshed in mid 2008 to display further items from the spiritualist material held within the Lancelyn Green Bequest.
The exhibition is open at Portsmouth City Museum, Tuesday-Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays with free access for all..
Closed 24 - 26 December and 1 January.
April - September 10am-5.30pm.
October - March 10am-5.00pm.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
Museum shop closes 15 minutes before closing time.
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