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Museum of Policing in Cheshire

Warrington Police Station Arpley Street, Warrington WA1 1LQ, England
+44 1244 615803
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Great place

We visited as a group about 12 of us. The passion for the police service and the historic building... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Westhoughton, United Kingdom
What an insight into policing in the past..

Everyone should visit the website of this hidden treasure, run by volunteers who are so... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Patsy H
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Warrington Police Station Arpley Street, Warrington WA1 1LQ, England
+44 1244 615803
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as a group about 12 of us. The passion for the police service and the historic building came through very strongly from the volunteers who guided us around. The exhibits were clear and interesting from a fully functioning police car to the prison...More

Thank Pana139
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Everyone should visit the website of this hidden treasure, run by volunteers who are so enthusiastic about the past and there are some tales they tell of their experiences working in the police force. There is such a wealth of artifacts some old some new,...More

Thank Patsy H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I don't think this museum is very widely known about - we have family connections who work at the police station and arranged the trip. You'll need 1-2 hours, there's a lot of interesting uniform and equipment items on display and loads of dressing up...More

Thank Georgigirl
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The work which has gone into this museum by volunteers is superb. housed in the original cell areas it is a collection of memorabi elia and artifacts which show how it was in the good old days. enter via the police Box and find a...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Fascinating journey into the past. You need an hour and a half to see all the exhibits and hear the stories from the curator. Dress up or end up in a cell. Great time to be had by all ages.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Really good exhibition well laid out free but giveca donation you must ring for an appointment as it is in the police station

Reviewed 19 October 2016

worked in this building 5 years ago, and have only just found out it has started doing the tours again,, a fantastic opportunity to see the way the upholding of the law was maintained in days gone by,,old handcuffs and batons and the like ,...More

Thank kevi paul b
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Well presented in the cells of the old police station showing local police history going back to the 19th century. Informative guides who were ex police officers made the whole visit interesting with their anecdotes and comments on the artefacts. Well worth a visit.

Thank Maurice L
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We went with the Warrington U3A group and were treated to an afternoon of great fun. The volunteer helpers were so enthusiastic it was hard not to get involved - there were handcuffs and truncheons on display as well as many other remarkable exhibits. It...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Amazing, the amount of effort that has gone into this is incredible! Retired officers who are proud of their continued contribution make this a fascinating experience.

Thank Alison M
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