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Winchcombe Folk and Police Museum

High Street, Winchcombe GL54 5LJ, England
01242 609151
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Ranked #4 of 6 attractions in Winchcombe
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- Jun 24, 2014
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Seaford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The curator was a very interesting guy and we talked for some time about the service and the items on view. Worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a small upstairs museum with interesting police artefacts as well as local information. There is a small entry price and as it was empty when we went, we got to ask the volunteer questions and he was very knowledgeable and friendly. The collection was donated by a man who used to collect police memorabilia and so there are... More

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Through the artefacts and the atmosphere created here, you can appreciate how attitudes to offenders has changed. Thought-provoking!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a small local museum with a quirky mix of crime/police and local artefacts and documents. Housed in an old building near the Visitor Information office. Really interesting to read about the events from Winchcombe's history, interspersed with random police uniforms and other items in display cabinets. You could spend a lot if time here if you had time.... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

To be honest, I am astonished that this has not been mentioned before (it has been open 28 years). Winchcombe is a sight to see, but few know of this place's existence. This originally was started by a Mr Simms. This is well worth an hour of your time. The history and current uniforms of various police forces around the... More

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