We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Greater Manchester Police Museum

Open today: Closed
Save
Share
Review Highlights
A Real Cop!

This is a really interesting place to visit and the guides are mainly ex police force, most having... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Carol M
,
Dudley, United Kingdom
A Police Experience from the early last century

Lovely pace to visit. Would recommend if you are interested in a bit of history or have children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liju P
,
Lewisham
Read all 513 reviews
136
All photos (136)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“court room”(52 reviews)
“newton street”(11 reviews)
About
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
Closed
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET, England
Website
+44 161 856 4500
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Manchester
from USD 22.60
More Info
from USD 16.00
More Info
from USD 16.00
More Info
from USD 93.00
More Info
Reviews (513)
Filter reviews
492 results
Traveller rating
374
94
17
4
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
374
94
17
4
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscourt roommagistrates courtnewton streetoriginal cellsschool holidaysvictorian eracouple of hoursall ageshalf terminteresting place to visitworth a visitfree entryvisited todaypiccadilly gardensgreat for kidson displaygreat afternoon
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 492 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made to feel welcome given an excellent guided tour. Grand children loved the cells and old equipment.A hiden jem.

Thank gjoynes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to find out more about the interesting history of the police, I learnt lots of thing I never knew.

Thank Luke D
Reviewed 8 June 2018

My wife thought it would be boring, and changed her mind practically as soon as we entered. I expected it to be interesting, and wasn't disappointed in the least.

1  Thank apt5c
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Didn’t even know this was here until recently, but what a great place! The display cabinets are more suited to adults, but there is still lots for little ones to see. Our 6 & 7 yr old loved searching for fingerprints, and having their own...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I am lucky as I live close to this place so visit with my grandchildren regularly. There is police memorabilia, police cells, the old court room from Denton Magistrates Court, and in the courtyard you may see police horses, police dogs, a police motorcycle or...More

1  Thank NQg1rl
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

My friends booked a tour around the museum. What a fantastic time we had. The lady who did the tour was very informative. The building from the outside looks very small but it is like a tardis on the inside. We shall definitely visit again....More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This place is FANTASTIC. Can’t believe I’ve lived in Manchester for years and never been. From the outside it’s very unassuming- the building is actually an old police station. It’s like a tarsus though as inside there’s so much to see and explore. You can...More

Thank Bedrest
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The museum was really nice. I saw some good interesting police stuff. Weird old police guns and different types of police vehicles.

Thank Ralph S
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Luke E
26 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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
0
Votes
dianawalshlynch
19 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote