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Police Museum

1200 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002-6001
+1 281-230-2300
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Small but interesting

Be prepared for a security check but then your free to browse. Half an hour max, but interesting... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Dunedin, New Zealand
Nice and short walk through museum

It is free to walk through after a security check and check-in. Once you get through that there is... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Timothy H
Andrews, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Be prepared for a security check but then your free to browse. Half an hour max, but interesting enough. Because it is in the center of town, there was a pretty hefty parking fee and a battle to get through the traffic to find it,...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

It is free to walk through after a security check and check-in. Once you get through that there is a decent amount of neat things to look at. It goes through all the year's of the department and has a couple things on the walls...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A small, but curious lil history of the life and times of the Houston Police Dept. There's sure to be at least one lil piece of interesting history that you may not have known, that was different about the H.P.D.!

Thank Zeke D
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We went to a day game at Minute Maid which ended around rush hour. The traffic was horrible and we decided to leave the car in the parking lot and walk around downtown until it cleared up. This was a good stop. If you are...More

Thank PapyCM
Reviewed 18 June 2016

It's a piece of Houston history that can only be seen by going to this museum. I enjoyed seeing the chronology and evolution of the Houston police department. Interesting artifacts and photos, displayed simply but nicely. I liked seeing how women and blacks were first...More

Thank MyHobbyIsTravel
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We took Master 9 and Miss 6 for a visit and it was an interesting 30 minute trip. It takes a little time to get in, you need to register and get a visitors pass as you are in the police station. But once in,...More

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 28 April 2016

While we were staying in Downtown Houston, we came upon this gem at the Houston Police headquarters. It is only open M-F, but the price was right (free). You do have to check-in at the front desk with an officer and receive a visitor badge....More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped by with about an hour to spend before the trip to the airport. It was right near a Starbucks so it made sense to check it out. It was very cool to see. They had a timeline of how the department has evolved....More

Thank gregthenewguy
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is an adorable place!!!! Essentially it's a couple of rooms inside a police station. You must take your ID with you and go through an aiport style security so try not to take too much with you. They then take your photo and give...More

Thank viewsfromliz
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Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

I came here today (June 1st, 2015 Monday) at 7:45pm, one police officer told me they were closed at 5pm, I checked the open hours on Google, tripadvisor and the Houston government website, the open hours supposed to be from Monday-Friday 9am-9pm! I don't why...More

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