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City of London Police Museum

2 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH, England
+44 20 7332 1868
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Small but packed with interesting information (and free of charge)

I went to the City of London Police Museum not really sure what to expect. However, I came away... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Travelling_Tweet
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Tiny but I liked it, and free.

A very small but seemingly brand new museum with good audio tour that tells various stories... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nagled
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Connecticut
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2 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the City of London Police Museum not really sure what to expect. However, I came away glad that I went there. It is small museum but has loads of information crammed into it. For example, there's displays on women in the police,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small but seemingly brand new museum with good audio tour that tells various stories regarding the history of local law enforcement. Not really a kids' museum as you might think. And it's free. If you are in the area, it's worth your 30...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

If you are near this museum definitely go and visit. A nice small museum all about the city of London police, with interesting stories and artefacts. Excellent.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Hidden away at the edge of the Guildhall complex, this was an excellent 'find' and is free to visitors too. The museum tells the story of the City of London Police and covers many well known cases in which the force was involved as well...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We were on an add-on trip to London as part of a trip to the Chilterns and enjoyed some time in this little museum. Much information on the development and history of London’s police force and some of the more famous crimes since the 19th...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Little hard to find as tucked away in the Guildhall near St Paul’s Cathedral. No one there when we were there and you take the audio tour. Lots to read and reasonable audio. Only small museum so in and out in 30 mins and it...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

History of the City of London’s own police force. A small museum but informative and a hidden gem that only takes half an hour to visit. Worth a visit if your taking in the Guildhall. Check website for opening times etc.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Small but informative little museum of police work & history in London. Dropped in for just 15 minutes when passing by. For enthusiasts this is much more than for me, seems like well kept and as it's free of charge would recommend if you are...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a fun little museum. It shows the London police through history. It is a fun stop. There are a lot of artifacts, uniforms and pictures to show the different periods. It is worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

A fascinating and free journey through the history of the City of London police. Nobody will spend too much time here as the museum is quite small but it is full of fascinating artefacts from the history of the force.

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nagled
16 April 2018|
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Response from Dunklaymin | Reviewed this property |
You should allow no more than 30 minutes as it’s not that big.
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Samantha B
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Response from Inmalondon | Reviewed this property |
It is not specifically designed for children, but I think he should be fine while his brother has a chance to enjoy the detailed artefacts. There are lots of interesting cabinets for children, including the development of... More
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