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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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A real pity this place has such limited opening hours as it's a great place to visit. You get to see the real cells and find out about true crimes and punishment dished out in the past.Learn about policing in bygone times. well worth a...More
If you are interested or intrigued by police history, this hidden gem is for you. The policemen and policewomen present in the museum are very kind and are not hesitating to answer all questions and share of their own stories to illustrate better.
Went to visit Manchester only for a couple of days, was very happy when I discovered the museum was open while I was there. There was a policeman standing outside, inviting passers by, so it was visible from a distance.
The museum does not seem...More
this is a small museum only open on certain days(please check website)
it is right in the centre of manchester only 4 mins walk from piccadilly bus tram and train stations, there is NO admittiance charge and the staff all dress in police uniforms they...More
I came here in the school holidays with my children and really enjoyed it so decided to return when it was quieter when the kids went back to school. It was so interesting, the ex police staff were so informative and their stories had us...More
We visited 28/8/18.. didn’t know what to expect.. friendly staff.. shows policing from the past to the present..cells..courtroom.. uniforms.. weapons.. Strangeways riot items... fascinating and interesting.. photos can be taken with or without flash.. small shop... free entry but donations.. staff have been serving officers/staff.....More
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
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 be too stretched to give everyone individual attention
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