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Greater Manchester Police Museum

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Aside from a very impressive exhibition, modern days very friendly policemen were present to show... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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Visited here with another two adults and four children. Arrived at around 12.30 and there was a... read more

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Come and explore our 1879 Police Station! Inside we have Uniform, Crime and Transport displays as well as the station itself in which you can see the original Charge Office, Cells and an 1895 Magistrates Courtroom from Denton. Our volunteers, many...more
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57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET, England
+44 161 856 4500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Aside from a very impressive exhibition, modern days very friendly policemen were present to show kids police cars, weapon and handcuffs. And if you go to the Peoples' Museum right after, you will have see faces of unionists and suffragets who were probably held in...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here with another two adults and four children. Arrived at around 12.30 and there was a queue to get in which we had already expected but it didn't take long to get in and when it started raining the staff let everyone wait in...More

1  Thank shereeallen83
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went as this was one of the top rated attractions in Manchester and honestly was a bit disappointed. Staff were really helpful and informative, and what is there is interesting to see and read, but we were round it in half an hour. It's...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here and really enjoyed it. The wait to get in was a little long but when we did it was really informative and a good way to spend a couple of hours. The staff were also attentive and seemed to enjoy what they...More

Thank Myles C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit.. We went as we had a couple of hours to spare while waiting for our train to travel home from a gig at the arena. Friendly staff and you can ask them anything. Would recommend

Thank judi j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little museum with lots to see. The Victorian cells and police court were particularly interesting. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my 9 year old nephew. I have never even heard of this museum before and it was a fantastic find.better than we had hoped.staff absolutely so friendly and helpful. You could see the cells and the courtroom.fascinating true stories scattered all around.brilliant...More

Thank ShinyHappy12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting, fun and entertaining place to spend the afternoon. The children thought it was very pleasant

1  Thank coddywill
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a really interesting place to visit and the guides are mainly ex police force, most having served at this station during their time in the force. There are lots of memorabilia to enjoy and reminisce about and also a wonderful court room on...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Lovely pace to visit. Would recommend if you are interested in a bit of history or have children. This does not mean you cannot visit for some great time with friends. The friendly ex-police officers are more than happy to share a laugh and their...More

Thank Liju P
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Luke E
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Response from bikerdave2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.. when I went it was quite quiet and I seem to remember that they were showing people handcuffs and truncheons and stuff. I think the answer is yes provided you don't go in the height of the holidays when they may... More
19 February 2016|
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Response from Arthur_Tash | Reviewed this property |
This has been copied from their website............ If you would like to book a private tour for between 5- 25 people we offer these on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tours last between one and a half to two hours and... More