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Toronto Police Museum

40 College St | At Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5G 2J3, Canada
+1 416-808-7020
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unique museum with tons of interesting stories

This museum is portrayed to be small but inside it covers a good sized space and is well thought... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Cher A
Big cheers for the guide

An interesting compact history of the Toronto Police Force and its notorious cases since 1850s... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Using interactive displays, this museum documents the history of the Canadian police, as well as its present operations.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average31%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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40 College St | At Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5G 2J3, Canada
+1 416-808-7020
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This museum is portrayed to be small but inside it covers a good sized space and is well thought out and interesting in general policing that goes way back. If you have a couple hours, don't pass this one up. They do require advance notice...More

Thank Cher A
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

An interesting compact history of the Toronto Police Force and its notorious cases since 1850s. Photo opportunities by crashed police cars and old style police station. The highlight was the lively talk by the historical researcher who brings the exhibits alive , is so knowledgeable...More

Thank academic45
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

You can make the criminal background check or vulnerable sector check here. The latter is more expensive and more complicated. $65 for 2-3 weeks, double price to expedite. Only money order or certified check are accepted. If you don't have, the nearest RBC branches are...More

Thank Jim&Iris
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We happened to stumble across this museum steps away from our hotel. There are some interesting police-history exhibits and a couple of good photo opportunities. Admission is a free-will offering; for those who are interested in Toronto Police Service attire, a gift shop is across...More

Thank kOps210
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The museum is located inside the downtown police station and is free. They do have a container at the entrance asking for donations to maintain it. The gift shop there is excellent and has many items that kids would like!!

1  Thank Becky R
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was free to have a look round. There wasn't anyone else there when we went. Some of the exhibits had fallen over and blocked the descriptions. There are some interesting cases displayed. Very good exhibition overall. The shop in the foyer had very friendly...More

Thank alleng5
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Free activity (donation suggested). This museum was probably designed in the 1980s or beginning of the 1990s and it seems that it hasn't really been updated since. Little boys will enjoy seeing the police car and motorcycle. It's a fun activity to do if you...More

1  Thank IsaPhD
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The museum has a lot of information panels to read about the history of policing in Toronto. Some of the history is about the various police chief (maybe commissioners) through the years. Some is about the various smaller police departments that were eventually merged to...More

Thank mtrodgers99
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We have gone to this museum many times.When my son had a day off school Each time we go we find it very informative. There is a variety of displays covering many areas. There is interactive things also. It doesnt take a long time to...More

Thank trcy8116
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was an awesome place to visit. History of Police in Toronto probably is same as other cities. Imagine, the Car caused to early rise of the Force, from Traffic to getting to the crime scene. From Traffic control to the rise of Investigative procedures...More

1  Thank pwohara
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flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
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Beverley E
27 October 2016|
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Response from Becky R | Reviewed this property |
We walked from our hotel so I am not sure if there is or not. The police museum gift shop phone # is 416-808-7024