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Toronto Police Museum

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting Experience

Didn't realise that this museum is within a working station but all the same it was a very good... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Serene-View
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
History of our Police

Spent about 1 hour, no admission charge at Police Headquarters. Displays set up relative to history... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
SweetSydneyToronto
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Toronto
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Feb 6, 2019
“Interesting Experience”
Jun 11, 2018
“History of our Police”
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Using interactive displays, this museum documents the history of the Canadian police, as well as its present operations.
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40 College St | At Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5G 2J3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this museum as it looked a perfect way to spend an hour in the city before heading to the airport and we were so glad we did. The collection of stories from the forces past were well laid out and the artefacts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Didn't realise that this museum is within a working station but all the same it was a very good museum with plenty of articles about incidents that had taken place and how the face of policing has changed in the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Serene-View
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Spent about 1 hour, no admission charge at Police Headquarters. Displays set up relative to history of force and some previous crimes in the city. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

If you have an interest in policing this is a decent wee museum. We were welcomed by two officers that searched our bags, one even gave us a song, he didn’t do requests though. We had a wee wonder around and the various bits and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank boredkilliefan
Reviewed December 5, 2017

This museum is portrayed to be small but inside it covers a good sized space and is well thought out and interesting in general policing that goes way back. If you have a couple hours, don't pass this one up. They do require advance notice...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Cher A
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

An interesting compact history of the Toronto Police Force and its notorious cases since 1850s. Photo opportunities by crashed police cars and old style police station. The highlight was the lively talk by the historical researcher who brings the exhibits alive , is so knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank academic45
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

You can make the criminal background check or vulnerable sector check here. The latter is more expensive and more complicated. $65 for 2-3 weeks, double price to expedite. Only money order or certified check are accepted. If you don't have, the nearest RBC branches are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

We happened to stumble across this museum steps away from our hotel. There are some interesting police-history exhibits and a couple of good photo opportunities. Admission is a free-will offering; for those who are interested in Toronto Police Service attire, a gift shop is across...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kOps210
Reviewed October 3, 2016

The museum is located inside the downtown police station and is free. They do have a container at the entrance asking for donations to maintain it. The gift shop there is excellent and has many items that kids would like!!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank beckyr691
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This was free to have a look round. There wasn't anyone else there when we went. Some of the exhibits had fallen over and blocked the descriptions. There are some interesting cases displayed. Very good exhibition overall. The shop in the foyer had very friendly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Beverley E
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Response from beckyr691 | Reviewed this property |
We walked from our hotel so I am not sure if there is or not. The police museum gift shop phone # is 416-808-7024
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