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Phoenix Police Museum

17 S 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003-2211
+1 602-534-7278
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A great small museum with some amazing displays

A small museum full of some great Phoenix police historic information.The museum is free. Well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GloucesterTraveler
,
Gloucester
Really Cool Place

The insight that you will gain from a tour this museum is astounding. The stuff from Miranda case... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lawdrum
,
Gilbert, Arizona
via mobile
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17 S 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003-2211
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+1 602-534-7278
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"law enforcement"
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"fallen officers"
in 9 reviews
"police department"
in 6 reviews
"memorial room"
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"donations are accepted"
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"early days"
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"historic city hall"
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"old police station"
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"personal stories"
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"great history"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"kids will love"
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"great gift shop"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A small museum full of some great Phoenix police historic information.The museum is free. Well worth a stop

Thank GloucesterTraveler
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The insight that you will gain from a tour this museum is astounding. The stuff from Miranda case alone will blow your mind. Some of the people giving the tour knew Miranda. One even arrested him. Very cool place.

Thank Lawdrum
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Very interesting exhibit. I would highly recommend it to visitors or residents. Not an extensive collection but was educational for all of us and any questions we asked, were answered by staff.

Thank CorrineCat
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Smaller FREE museum. DONATIONS are accepted and worth it. Cool and interesting with a lot of history. The docents are very engaging and can/will answer a lot of questions. They weren’t to busy the day I visited. There was a retired Phoenix police office, named...More

Thank Penelope P
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The Phoenix Police Museum is small but interesting, educational and honors those that serve to protect the public. There is an exhibit about the introduction of the Miranda Rights when arrested, since the case came out of an arrest in Phoenix. There is a solemn...More

Thank lovetotravel92630
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have been volunteering at the Phoenix Police Museum for the past year. I am a retired Phoenix Police Officer along with the other volunteers. The museum has things for all ages. Kids (and adults)can wear uniforms donated by officers and get inside a police...More

2  Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Not very big, but lots of information. This is where the Miranda warning started. Reviews saying yiou can sit in his chair are not correct. Free and centrally located. Definitely worth the time.

Thank soloman9993
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed seeing all the history that Phoenix PD has preserved throughout their history. My favorite part of the museum is the tranquility of the memorial room.

Thank jusbrown
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very small museum in the basement of a government building however this building is the old home of the police department and the site of the Miranda warning drama. I was given a nice intro by a lady working there and then...More

Thank jehenson81
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

It was manned by ex serving members of the police force who were very pleased to help visitors. It gave an insight of policing from the old wild west days to the present.

Thank Richard S
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