Elementary?  Maybe for Sherlock Holmes, but how will you fare when you try to solve a captivating, original murder mystery in the tradition of the master detective?  Solve the mystery now through January 4 at the Saint Louis Science Center!

More than a century ago, in 1886, a struggling young doctor named Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a story about a brilliant and enigmatic detective. The 26-year-old author would probably have been amazed to know that Sherlock Holmes would become one of the most inspiring and influential characters of all time.

The legendary sleuth of Baker Street, a chemistry and forensics expert ahead of his time, used seemingly trivial observations of evidence that others missed to solve the most baffling mysteries imaginable. His practices and techniques changed the way police work was conducted in the real world, lighting the way to the modern forensics of today.

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes brings this world to life as never before as you step into Conan Doyle’s Victorian London and work side-by-side with his legendary detective.  You will become Holmes’ eyes and ears as he tackles a baffling new case in a world steeped in innovation and experimentation. Along the way you’ll see a dazzling array of original manuscripts, publications, period artifacts, film and television props and costumes.  You’ll learn to use investigative tools and techniques from Holmes himself, and test yourself with exciting, interactive crime-solving opportunities.

Hurry along!  The game’s afoot!

Visit the exhibition's official website for more information.

Click here to learn how you can volunteer inside the exhibition. 

Exhibition text panels and video captions are available in both English and Spanish. 

Click here to download the exhibition's official educator guide.

  • Tickets
  • Murder Mystery Dinner
  • Baker Street Breakfast
  • Sponsors

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes opens October 9. Tickets on sale now.
On days when the Science Center closes at 4:30pm, visitors are encouraged to enter the exhibition by 3pm in order to have the full exhibition experience. 

Member Adults: $13.50
Non-member Adults: $17.50
Member Children and Seniors: $13.50 Non-member Children and Seniors: $15.50
College Students with ID:   $15.50 
Members of the Military:   $14.50

Make it a Mystery Match! Pair The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes with an OMNIMAX film and see both for just $20 for adults/seniors or $17 for children. The Mystery Match price is only available on site or by phone. 

Educators - book a field trip to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes! Special discounts apply for school groups visiting this exhibition. 
School/Camp Group Rate: $12 per child. To reserve your tickets, please call our Advance Sales Department at 314.289.4424

Can Sherlock Holmes and his fellow detectives solve a murder mystery?  Join the Saint Louis Science Center for a murder mystery dinner and find out for yourself. 

Join us on December 4 for "Sherlock Holmes and the Yuletide Homicide" and put yourself into the action as a murder occurs and the mystery unfolds.  Will you be a suspect? 

For more information click here.

Advance reservations are required. 

This is a 21 and older event.

Pair your trip to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes with an English-inspired breakfast to fully enjoy your visit to Victorian London! Begin your day at the Science Center with a private breakfast in our Loft Café followed by a trip to our special exhibition, The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. 

Click here to learn more about our Breakfast and The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes.

Fill out our online form to book this program for your group. 





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