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The Police Museum

3-5-1, Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture 104-0031, Japan
+81 3-3581-4321
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Ranked #20 of 56 Attractions in Chuo
Type: Museums
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This museum is good for kids so that they can wear the police uniform and take photographs. Also it has displays of old uniform as used by Japanese Police

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Hiratsuka Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Ok, I admit to an interest in police history so this small museum at the beginning of Ginza was a natural. It has children based exhibits about the current police on the ground floor, and a historical collection on the second floor. Although the collection shown is relatively small it is well presented and a good introduction to Japanese police... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

As adults we sat on the police bike and took pictures. This a free museum housed over 4 floors which would be better if there were more explanations in English. That said, you do get an idea of the history of the police force from the various exhibits. Finally on the fourth floor we got to enjoy some interaction with... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I am not a kid, but if I was a boy again, I would want my dad to take me here. The opportunity to wear a police uniform and get on a police motorbike is something that can't be missed. It would surely be of interest to anyone who wants to learn about the history of modern Japan from this... More

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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Small museum but has some fun models and displays. Worth a 15-minute stop if passing by. Free admission as far as I remember.

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