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Phoenix Police Museum

17 S 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003-2211
+1 602-534-7278
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A pleasant history of the Phoenix poice department

A free museum that presents the history of the Phoenix police department.Numerous exhibits that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lethbridge, Canada
Great stop for families

The museum is small so it can be easily seen from end to end. The history of law enforcement is... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
mesa az
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17 S 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003-2211
Central City
+1 602-534-7278
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A free museum that presents the history of the Phoenix police department.Numerous exhibits that show the development of the city and the police department. Interesting exhibits and presentations. Great experience.

Thank Ward409
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The museum is small so it can be easily seen from end to end. The history of law enforcement is told in simple terms, encouraging kids to read and interact with exhibits.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Stopped in to see the museum since my grandson loves police officers. He had a lot of fun sitting in the police car and talking with the officers that were there.

Thank Phil Z
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The Phoenix Police Museum is a non profit museum run by retired officers. The museum does a great job of showing policing through the years and the historic Miranda decision. Stop by, take a look and support the museum. They have a great gift shop...More

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Firstly, this museum is free. It is also has merchandise to buy should you feel like taking a memento home. The place has many cool exhibits including one on the famous Miranda case. If you're in the area, stop on by and say hello.

Thank scottishbum
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A small niche museum that is worth a stop if you are close by...the section that gives a Brief history of the Arizona rangers was really nice. The museum staff were quite helpful and informative. Be aware it's unassuming and kind of easy to miss.

Thank Smkymtntroutman
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great little museum for free. Simply done showing the history of Phoenix PD. Neat stories behind the artifacts Good little side show for downtown visit

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Not a big time attraction but definitely of interest. It features equipment, uniforms and insight into the Phoenix Police Dep't over the years from way back in time in 'The Old West' to current times. It is located in what was at one time the...More

1  Thank BlairboyBoz
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The museum is right downtown across from the County complex. It is housed in an old police station that in itself has some great history. There are exhibits of 1800s "jail rock" to taming the frontier and modern day. They have a car, motorcycle, helicopter,...More

1  Thank J L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Police Museum in Phoenix is so good. It is a small place in the previous police station. It is hidden from view on the street so you have to look for it. However, I did not have a problem finding it. There is a...More

1  Thank Sheldon B
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