Sherlock Holmes – the greatest of all detectives

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.” (Arthur Conan Doyle)

And yet, he invented it. Or was he just watching very closely?

Anyway, Arthur Conan Doyle sent the greatest of all detectives into the world in 1887: SHERLOCK HOLMES!

This London lone wolf who, thanks to his incredible talent for combining and his criminalistics knowledge, simply does not miss anything.

Since then, his stories have been filmed countless times, most recently in one of the most successful series ever. But the crowning glory of the two Sherlock Holmes blockbusters was in the cinema with Robert Downey Junior and Jude Law in the main roles.

And now you can look forward to a thriller, a romance, an entertaining conversation with Sherlock Holmes in the dripstone caves of Rübeland.

“The man who never really lived isn’t dead either. He’s immortal!”

Dates and online tickets

> Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles

There are currently no new dates. 

Tips and recommendations for your visit to the theater

The theater play is only available in German language!

Only cash payments are accepted at the box office on site.

Free choice of seats for the performance

In the Baumanns Cave there is a constant temperature of 8-9 ° C. Please bring warm clothing and/or seat cushions with you to the performance.

The Goethe Hall of the Baumanns Cave can be reached via several steps and is not barrier-free.

Taking photos and filming in the cave is not permitted. Thank you for your understanding.

Vouchers are available via request by mail: mail[at]

Combination offer “full steam…”

… to Sherlock Holmes: the historic steam locomotive, the Rübelandbahn, takes you from Blankenburg to the cave theater and back again. More information and tickets can be found HERE.

Ticket reservation by phone?

The “Freie Theater Harz” is operator of “Sherlock Holmes”. Contact – Telephone: 03947 688780.

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