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Interactive Sherlock Holmes exhibit coming to SC state museum

The new interactive exhibit will transport guests to Sherlock Holmes' London and give them the chance to solve a mystery.
Credit: South Carolina State Museum

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina State Museum will host an interactive exhibit of Sherlock Holmes opening January 18. 

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes will be an interactive exhibit that combines science and history. 

The exhibit, coming to the SC State Museum on Jan. 18, will bring to life some of the history behind Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories about Sherlock Holmes. 

Credit: South Carolina State Museum

According to the museum's website, visitors will be able to learn how Holmes used observations of clues to solve mysteries. They will be able to learn about his practices and techniques, and how they changes the way police work was conducted. 

Credit: South Carolina State Museum

Guests will be 'transported' to Sherlock Holmes' London to solve a mystery, and then transported back to see the different ways Holmes has been portrayed in books and movies. 

Credit: South Carolina State Museum

The exhibit will feature Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's study, interactive stations, 100 objects and artifacts, never before displayed images from the Museum of London Archives, a recreation of Holmes' 221B Sitting Room, props from movies and shows, and the chance to solve a mystery. 

For details about the exhibit and the museum, click here.