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Thames River Police Museum

Wapping Police Station 98 Wapping High Street | Wapping Police Station, London E1W 2NE, England
+44 20 7275 4421
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Fascinating museum.

We found this little gem of a museum by accident. We just happened to be walking past on a day when... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2017
Berkshiresammi
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Life on the Water

On this Open Day there were several former officers there to share their knowledge and experiences... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
Moland1799
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London, United Kingdom
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Aug 6, 2017
“Fascinating museum.”
Jul 16, 2017
“Life on the Water”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Wapping Police Station 98 Wapping High Street | Wapping Police Station, London E1W 2NE, England
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+44 20 7275 4421
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

We found this little gem of a museum by accident. We just happened to be walking past on a day when it was open to the public. I think it is generally only open by appointment. It is a very small museum crammed with exhibits...More

Thank Berkshiresammi
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

On this Open Day there were several former officers there to share their knowledge and experiences of life as a river police officer. My grandson wants to be a policeman so was enthralled with their tales of pirates and lifesaving. There are some brilliant artefacts...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The curator made our visit a great experience with his knowledge of the history and items in this amazing little museum, great views over the Thames and details of the current marine policing unit. We visited as a small group of Retired Police officers and...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent afternoon here. Rob was our guide and told us the history of the River Police with great humour. Plenty of stories and anecdotes. Very interesting and informative. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Was lucky enough to visit this tiny museum as part of an organised group which is the only way to see it. The retired Police Officer who is joint curator really knows his stuff and is obviously passionate about it. Fascinating to know that "Police...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

The Thames River Police or Marine Police Force is now officially known as ''Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit'' and Thames River Police Museum is the correct title of its museum, so I have asked TA to amend this listing accordingly. Also, I am disappointed that...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2015

Rob Jeffries the curator was a mine of information and he produced all the relevant documents about my friend's grandfather. He was very informative and was able to talk about every object in this small museum. Well worth a look if you want to know...More

1  Thank KarlTroop
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Reviewed September 19, 2015

I visited this as part of London Open House.It is a museum which is part of a working police station.So normally you will have to write to them to access it.It contains a lot of memorabilia and information specifically about the section of the force...More

2  Thank wingate
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