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Museum of Policing in Cheshire

Warrington Police Station Arpley Street, Warrington WA1 1LQ, England
+44 1244 615803
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Hidden gem!

I don't think this museum is very widely known about - we have family connections who work at the... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
Georgigirl
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London
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Amazing Insights

The work which has gone into this museum by volunteers is superb. housed in the original cell areas... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Mike M
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington Police Station Arpley Street, Warrington WA1 1LQ, England
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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

I don't think this museum is very widely known about - we have family connections who work at the police station and arranged the trip. You'll need 1-2 hours, there's a lot of interesting uniform and equipment items on display and loads of dressing up...More

Thank Georgigirl
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The work which has gone into this museum by volunteers is superb. housed in the original cell areas it is a collection of memorabi elia and artifacts which show how it was in the good old days. enter via the police Box and find a...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Fascinating journey into the past. You need an hour and a half to see all the exhibits and hear the stories from the curator. Dress up or end up in a cell. Great time to be had by all ages.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Really good exhibition well laid out free but giveca donation you must ring for an appointment as it is in the police station

Thank BIGFOOTDAVE
Reviewed October 19, 2016

worked in this building 5 years ago, and have only just found out it has started doing the tours again,, a fantastic opportunity to see the way the upholding of the law was maintained in days gone by,,old handcuffs and batons and the like ,...More

Thank kevi paul b
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Well presented in the cells of the old police station showing local police history going back to the 19th century. Informative guides who were ex police officers made the whole visit interesting with their anecdotes and comments on the artefacts. Well worth a visit.

Thank Maurice L
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We went with the Warrington U3A group and were treated to an afternoon of great fun. The volunteer helpers were so enthusiastic it was hard not to get involved - there were handcuffs and truncheons on display as well as many other remarkable exhibits. It...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Amazing, the amount of effort that has gone into this is incredible! Retired officers who are proud of their continued contribution make this a fascinating experience.

Thank Alison M
Reviewed July 18, 2016

From pictures to uniforms, weapons to equipment and models to an actual police car this Museum has it all. Being located in the former custody area of a working police station gives it an added atmosphere that you won't find anywhere else. Museum curators Peter...More

Thank adventurers1
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

What can I say Peter rang me back after me sending a email for work. The kids loved it and would recommend to anybody. Peter was the most helpful guy going and went out of his way to help with anything we needed

Thank charlottesmit
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