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Sherlock Holmes exhibition bound for Sydney

Dust off your deerstalker cap and magnifying glass, there’s a mystery to be solved.

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, presented by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), is coming to the Powerhouse in Sydney! This adventure into forensic crime, conundrums, and the positively puzzling will premiere exclusively at the Powerhouse Museum on Thursday 1 June 2017.

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A glimpse into the genius of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the mastermind behind the famous detective, visitors will have a chance to see original manuscripts and first editions, visit one of the most accurate recreations of 221B Baker Street, and immerse themselves in the most comprehensive display of Sherlock pop culture items since his creation 127 years ago.

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Sherlock fans looking to try their hand as a sleuth can get involved in a range of programs during the exhibition including a MAASive Lates night, a True Crime Panel Talk. and Sherlock Trivia Night. The first chance to experience The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes will be at the adults-only MAASive Lates on 1 June.

Tickets are on sale now and bookings are essential.

Dates: 1 June – 29 October, 2017
Address: Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo
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Admission: General admission for adults is $27
Concession $25
Children $16
Family Pass $65.
Discounts available for pre-purchased tickets and groups

Chris Ashton

We're Chris Ashton and Simon Ceglinski, two Aussie travellers with a love of exploration and adventure, and the odd bit of luxury thrown in. We seek out street art, street food, and scuba diving wherever we go, and prefer the road less travelled over well-worn tourist paths.

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