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City of London Police Museum

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Good audio commentary

This was a very small museum, but full of very interesting exhibits and artefacts. Audio commentary... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom

Great little museum , worth the visit. A lot of information put together really well. As an... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Amanda R
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2 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH, England
City of London
+44 20 7332 1868
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Museum is tiny - packed with lots of information, so much to see and very busy as its a tourist must just round the corner from The Guildhall. I enjoyed trying on the police helmets on display and also the range of objects used...More

Thank SweetPudding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a group of 14 teenagers to the museum and they all had a fantastic time. The museum is tiny, only one room, but it is crammed with interesting exhibits. We loved competing in the facial recognition game and found the history of the...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very small museum, but full of very interesting exhibits and artefacts. Audio commentary and personal stories were available and worth listening too. Set in a very interesting area of London

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Great little museum , worth the visit. A lot of information put together really well. As an American it was a little difficult to find. It didn't seem to follow the map

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This wonderful little museum is tucked away in the city of London business library. Free to enter this museum takes you through the history of the city of London force from it's conception to present day. A free audio tour is provided and is an...More

Thank T5858TAcarolines
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The City of London Police (not the Met i.e. Scotland Yard) maintains a small but very informative museum near the Guild Hall. There is a virtual Victorian jail cell, a fine gallery of weapons and uniforms, and enough proper villains to satisfy any fan of...More

Thank 357historian
Reviewed 8 August 2018

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

Thank Travelling_Tweet
Reviewed 25 July 2018

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.

Thank Sarah M
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

Thank Swetrat
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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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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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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