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Police Museum

Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Ranked #24 of 111 attractions in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Small museum, not very interesting at all. On the bright side, its very quiet, parking is not a problem and is near (walking distance) the cience museum, the islamic arts museum and the Malaysian space agency.

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AUSTRALIA
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100 reviews 100 reviews
28 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Visited the museum and have to say it is very well presented and maintained and easy to follow. The displays were one of the best I have seen and better than the London tower displays of their military units and far superior to the Scottish and Victorian (Australia) police museums. The officers on duty were friendly and helpful. I would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Modern,clean and very well done.Good aircon.Lots to see and lots to learn regarding the history of Malaysia.Had a slow stroll round and enjoyed it.Would recommend.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Nice if you're interested in police history. Free entrance. Located a little bit outside the city, you can go to the museum with a touristbus free of chargé.

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Shanghai, China
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was a great museum to distract the kids from the rigours of touring, and the whole family enjoyed it. It looks new and everything is beautifully curated. Staff at the front desk is friendly and helpful. A little off the beaten path (the climb up the hill while holding a toddler is rough!) but they enjoyed it,

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Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stumbled upon the Police Museum after visiting the Butterfly Park and it was a very pleasant surprise. Beside from the fact it is free entry and has air-con, it was educational in a very visual and interesting way. There are different police uniforms from across the decades, including different colonial uniforms, models of vehicles and a room of weapons... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

what we love about KL is that the more you look the more you find- even without any interest in police history as such this museum captures the history of the country - extremely worthwhile

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Stuttgart, Germany
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74 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Very informative Friendly staff and quite a lot exhibits Interesting and its for free No fees to pay 😄 Can be combined with a walk in lake gardens

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

For a free museum, this was definitely worth our while. My son is enamored by defense personnel, and the vehicles they use. We loved the time machine feel, where you can feel the different periods of time, the way they're recreated. You get to see weapons, vehicles, clothes, and all sorts of police related items.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were in the Perdana Lake Gardens so thought we would visit the police museum. It was free entry and we found it very interesting. It is very informative regarding police methods and history through the ages. They have a display of different weapons used by police and confiscated from criminals including a selection of hand made weapons. It was... More

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