Apart from Meiringen, there is a second Sherlock Holmes museum in Switzerland, also featuring a reconstruction of the sitting room of 221b Baker Street. It is located in Lucens in the Canton of Vaud.
In 1965 Adrian M. Conan Doyle, one of the sons of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, moved to the Château de Lucens and turned the wine cellar into a Sherlock Holmes museum.
Reconstruction of the sitting room of 221b Baker Street in the original museum at Château de Lucens
In 1969 the BBC aired an interview with Adrian Conan Doyle which had been filmed in and around the Château de Lucens. It is a remarkable piece in its own and shows Adrian Conan Doyle in his favorite rôle - as homme de grandeur...
In 2001 the museum, which also hosts many artefacts from the Conan Doyle family such as Conan Doyle's writing table, was re-opened in the "Maison Rouge" in the centre of the village of Lucens.
Reconstruction of the sitting room of 221b Baker Street in the museum at "Maison Rouge", Lucens (since 2001)
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Conan Doyle Place, Postfach 688
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