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Alaska Law Enforcement Museum

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Address: 245 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2345
Phone Number: 907 279 5050
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Law & Order Alaskan Style

A small but very informative museum on Alaskan State Troopers and Law & Order in this land called the last frontier. Very interesting considering the size of this state and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Fingal Bay, Australia
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Fingal Bay, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A small but very informative museum on Alaskan State Troopers and Law & Order in this land called the last frontier. Very interesting considering the size of this state and segregated settlements of population. Free admission and located centrally downtown.

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The Villages
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a small museum right in downtown Anchorage. They have a nice assortment of displays. Interesting place to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lots of uniforms and patches, the old restored patrol car was wonderful. Lots of souvenirs to buy. I picked a couple of colourful ones for my son at home, and was very thrilled to see a couple of patches from NSWPF in their display.

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Woodbine, Maryland, Usa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We spent about a half of an hour here. The weapons display was interesting. If it were larger, I'd have given 5 stars.

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Lansing, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
625 helpful votes 625 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a free museum with lots of law enforcement artifacts and knowledgeable staff. There is a restored Hudson Hornet police cruiser and stuff to purchase. It's a small museum that is worth your time.

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Onyx
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

An enormous collection of cop stuff from all over Alaska (and beyond), including a restored Hudson Hornet police cruiser. There a a number of items available to purchase, from jackets to mugs. Admission is free and you can easily spend an hour of so just browsing through all the neat stuff they have on display.

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The history of the Alaskan State Troopers was great to learn about. Best FREE Museum I have been to in a long time.

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North Pole, Alaska
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

So I can't see how anyone would rate this terrible, only maybe if they were on the receiving end of the troopers. There is such a rich history of Alaska law enforcement and photos that it's truly moving and impressive. It's free and they give children a coloring book, safety light clip and a trooper badge.

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Jasper, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As a LEO this was on my "to do list." It had a collection of patches and memorabilia from agency's from the US. Had a great time.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It was a small museum but filled with all kinds of interesting info and items. But the best part is the staff. They will take the time to spend with you and answer any questions which makes the experience great!

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