National Police Museum

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The permanent exhibition provides an comprehensive overview of the history of Finland's police force. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the Museum hosts 1 - 2 special exhibitions each year on different aspects of police work.
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Katja S
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Couples
Small, impressive and infomational museum. Especially exebition about fake art was very well done. Suitable also for family with small kinds.
Written 20 May 2022
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Mikael F
Helsinki, Finland25,432 contributions
This museum is located in Hervanta, in the same premises as the Police University College. The museum is easily accessed from the city center with the new tram (line 3).

The museum offers information about the Finnish police services throughout the time.

In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum features changing special exhibitions. On our visit, it was 'The colored truth – Art crime in Finland'.

The entrance is free. The museum is suitable for all ages.
Written 26 October 2021
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vasavapr
Lappeenranta, Finland703 contributions
Couples
We visited this museum on lazy Saturday afternoon during our trip to Tampere. The museum is about history of police in Finland. Collection included weapons, uniforms, handcuffs, defense devices, forensic investigation devices etc. We found the forensic investigation section very interesting.

There are a whole lot of details in Finnish which made it bit tricky to understand the exhibits. Very interesting and informative museum none-the-less. It's worth the bus ride as the entrance is free. There is something for all age groups so very suitable for families with children of all ages.
Written 27 December 2017
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lmsk2014
Helsinki, Finland897 contributions
For those interested in history, the museum walks you through the Finnish police and justice system from past to present. Not all the information is in English, though.

Some exhibitions are interactive and kids will have things to explore and try out themselves.

Entrance is free - but it is quite far from the city centre, if you don't have business to Hervanta district otherwise.
Written 20 February 2017
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Andy G
Surrey, Canada21 contributions
Couples
We visited the museum with a group. The displays were very interesting and showed the police force from early days until the present.
Written 6 September 2016
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Meghan C
Hamden, CT4 contributions
Not everything was translated into English, but it was a fairly interesting experience, and free! Overall I enjoyed it.
Written 22 August 2016
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Nikoll M
Bratislava, Slovakia98 contributions
Couples
An ok museum. Nothing too special tho. Go only if you're into Police's history etc..but it sure has a potential
Written 26 July 2016
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KatrinJ_est
Tallinn, Estonia224 contributions
Family
Take time for this museum. Its interactive and also very interesting. For kids there is playground and they can dress like police officers.
Written 25 July 2016
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Adolf H
Helsinki, Finland116 contributions
Friends
This museum is pretty small, but it gives to you lot of information about Finnish police forces history. There is old police motorcycle, police cars, also videos, and pictures which tells to you police history.
There is also corner for kids, so I can recommed this place also families.
Staff were nice and helpful. Also museum is free, so it doesn't matter if you forgot
your wallet at home.
Written 16 June 2016
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Kylaluuta
Tampere, Finland145 contributions
Family
We wanted to find a place to visit with kids (age 3, 5 and 7) for an hour or so. The museum is not very big, but they have presented quite many aspects of police work in an interesting way.

The absolute highlight for the kids were the police overalls in kid sizes that you could borrow to play. The kid's corner was a really positive surprise: some coloring exercices, police costumes and even a small play area. I guess the museum offered some interesting "detective work" also for older children.

The entrance is for free. There was also a big, free parking in front of the building.
Written 15 June 2015
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