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Rotary Museum of Police & Corrections

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Address: 3700 2nd Ave W, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan S6W 1A2, Canada
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Small - good for a short break

Old style museum with artifacts provided by locals. Would be of interest primarily to history buffs or those with experience in the field. The staff from the visitor... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2015
Prairiepov
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

Old style museum with artifacts provided by locals. Would be of interest primarily to history buffs or those with experience in the field. The staff from the visitor information booth were very helpful and accomodating in opening up the museum.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

We always go here, just to see what is new, even if we can tell you what's in it like the back of our hand. It is interesting that this museum housed three distinct areas of law enforcement... RCMP . The municipal police and the Saskatchewan Penitentiary. Every time we get to the Saskatchewan Penitentiary corner , we are delighted... More 

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Prince Albert
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

Lots to see if you are interested in corrections history, Prince Albert is definitely a corrections town with lots of history

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Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed April 15, 2015

Considering that Canada's other old pen is now closed (179 year old Kingston Pen. in Ontario), the information here becomes very important in preserving the historical past of Canada's penal behaviours, methods (punishment vs.rehabilitation), locks (handcuffs, shackles etc.), uniforms of guards and prisoners (and all of the police officers over the years in the area), etc. One of the most... More 

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Prince Albert
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great collection of old police and prison stuff. Artifacts are from the penitentiary, RCMP, City Police, and Provincial Jail.

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