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New Zealand Police Museum

The Royal NZ Police College Campus | Papakowhai Rd, Porirua, New Zealand
+64 4-238 3141
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Take the Time

The history of the NZ Police is well laid out, easy to read and can be very interactive with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AUSGR81
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Worth A Stop

This small but innovative museum has excellent displays on the history of the NZ Police. Several of... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Oskar_Baxter
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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The Royal NZ Police College Campus | Papakowhai Rd, Porirua, New Zealand
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+64 4-238 3141
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history of the NZ Police is well laid out, easy to read and can be very interactive with the young ones. A few different souvenirs can be purchased as you leave the building. There are limited parks outside the building otherwise it is on...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This small but innovative museum has excellent displays on the history of the NZ Police. Several of the country's most notorious crimes and their investigations are highlighted. The cultural change in NZ Police over the years is also on display. Worth a stop if you...More

Thank Oskar_Baxter
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This was fantastic with both my nine and five year olds enjoying their visit. The detective trail was amazing with so many things for the kids to touch and look at.

Thank rruskygirl
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We went with a group and had the guided tour. A friendly, knowledgeable guide and lots of interesting things to see. Kids would probably enjoy it as well.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The Retiree Club I belong to went on outing in 2015 to the Police Museum. We were taken around and shown all the exhibits which included very interesting crimes from many years ago up to the present time. All the uniforms worn in this century....More

Thank Mau5024
Reviewed 27 April 2016

A great place to stop to get a quick history lesson on New Zealand and policing in New Zealand. Very well laid out with some fascinating pieces on display. Very helpful and informative staff. Worth a visit on you way past.

Thank Paddy-Relle
Reviewed 27 March 2016

You will learn all there is about the history of Police force of New Zealand in this museum. The place is just adjacent to New Zealand police college and you can take the bus to the place from Wellington. I spent about 2 hours there...More

Thank Reza S
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The museum is onsite of the New Zealand Police College, and I really would recommend that if you are in this city to visit. It is filled with a rich history of the NZ police, from it's humble beginnings to now. There is a fun...More

1  Thank DykemanR
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The police museum is worth stopping in on if you're in the area. It's free to the public and is set up in two distinct rooms - one of which might not be suitable for younger children as it details stories regarding violent and mass...More

Thank TeamIan
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This was a school holiday visit for the kids but it was very informative and interesting for the grandparents too! The Museum- it's free entry- showcases a lot of memorabilia of our police history, some of the tragedies and crimes and the heroes. There are...More

1  Thank Retired1949
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