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YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre

5111 47 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T3J 3R2, Canada
+1 403-428-4566
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Fun and something to do and get out of the house for a day with your kids worth it for school... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Alex S
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Good for the kids of all ages

A small police museum near the police headquarters. Friendly and informative volunteers... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
DunkmanEdmonton
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We invite you to explore this innovative learning Centre A leader in youth education and crime prevention. Youth and families learn about the most pressing issues of their time, and become empowered to make the right decisions and avoid crime and victimization. We also invite you to explore Calgary's proud policing tradition of service and innovation. YouthLink features Alberta's largest collection of policing artifacts ever placed on public display. Our goal is to educate the public in an engaging way and to provide an environment that fosters curiosity and understanding of the important role of Calgary Police and its impact on current and historic events.
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5111 47 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T3J 3R2, Canada
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Fun and something to do and get out of the house for a day with your kids worth it for school business everyone welcome

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A small police museum near the police headquarters. Friendly and informative volunteers. Informative exhibits. Can spend 1-2 hours here. Free admission. The kids had a great time there.

Thank DunkmanEdmonton
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Last week, the Interpretive Centre hosted an Open House for the Calgary Police Veterans Association. Over 100 of our membership attended and the overwhelming response was 5 out of 5 stars. This coming from a group who are not shy about giving an honest opinion....More

Thank 2067Mike
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 hours here with my kids and we didn't even do all the displays. Loads of fun, hands on activities. I cannot recommend this enough. Clean, well maintained, stuff for for all ages to do. Plus, it is FREE.

Thank HappyGeek75
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Those were the words from our Grandson & we agree. We spent an enjoyable Saturday afternoon learning and engaging with all the displays. Worth a visit!!

Thank SummerLovers
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Very informative for kids and adults, with an awesome display of what policing is all about. Also portrays a mini exposure of things that happen behind the scenes with individual departments.

Thank life is c
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were delighted with our visit to this very new museum in Calgary's Northeast. It's not the easiest location to find, though the search is worth it. The exhibits are all new and individual squads on the force had a major hand in designing them,...More

Thank 5fredw
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Wow if you want somewhere to go to keep the kids and yourself amused for a few hours then try the PIC. They have everything here that you can think of and more to do with policing and what is more you can interact with...More

3  Thank bernipops
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Very interesting museum, geared towards kids, but interesting to adults. Entrance and parking are both free. Weill worth visiting, very glad we went

1  Thank AME283
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We recently checked out the YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre for the first time. It was terrific! Very well done and informative! I took my 13 and 9 year old boys. They loved it! Both want to become police officers now. :) Thank you, CPS,...More

1  Thank Tamara C
Janise B, Public Relations Manager at YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Hi Tamara. Thank you for visiting us and for your great review of our facility. We are so glad that you and your kids enjoyed learning all about the history and a "day on the life" of our Calgary Police Service members. How awesome that...More

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