Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The case of the steel-plated soldier

Monday, February 12, 2018 - Friday, March 23, 2018
All Day

During the First World War, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle led a campaign to persuade the British Government to develop and improve helmets, body armour and shields for soldiers fighting in the trenches.

This special exhibition, on tour from The Royal Armouries, features his letters, research and designs and charts the legacy of his efforts to the present day.

Book now for our ‘Saving Lives’ Museum Talk.