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Museum of Policing in Cheshire
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Housed in the Victorian cells in Warrington Police Station the Museum of Policing in Cheshire preserves and displays artefacts spanning the history of policing in the County since the Force was founded in 1838
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Warrington Police Station Arpley Street, Warrington WA1 1LQ, England
Website
+44 1606 365803
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Reviewed September 2, 2011

This is a fairly new museum, a registered charity, covering items from Cheshire police over the past 100 years. It's a very educational and entertaining tour, with the museum curator Peter Wroe, giving detailed accounts of the exhibits in a knowledgeable but light hearted way....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oaklands school Winsford visited the museum today. This was organised by a PCSO who is helping with our RESPECT course through the fire brigade. We all thoroughly enjoyed the museum with lots of hands on things to do. Very informative & the people who run...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Me and my daughter popped into this great little police museum located inside Washington police station and we had such a brilliant time. This is actually bigger than the GMP museum in Manchester and has more things to see and appreciate. My 8yr loved getting...More

Thank Lee F
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Couldn't have been made more welcome. Peter, Alan and are fantastic. Very friendly and knowledgeable about policing in the area. You can tell the volunteers have worked really hard to preserve the items. The kids loved dressing up and playing in the police car. Thanks...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We visited with overseas friends. It was a good day and the guide was excellent. We will certainly return

Thank Gaynor H
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I took my elderly father, brother (in his 30's) and my husband to the museum recently. I had contacted by email after happening across the website in a google search. Museum volunteer, Peter, emailed me back the same day and was so helpful. The museum...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

We visited the museum with 4 children ranging in age from 4 years to 10 years old and it was really enjoyable for us all. The volunteers who run the museum are very knowledgeable and clearly enthusiastic. The children loved dressing up in the police...More

Thank 17Ellen
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Well worth a visit. Entertaining and informative. Take a trip down memory lane and hear of the tales from yesteryear.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We visited as a group about 12 of us. The passion for the police service and the historic building came through very strongly from the volunteers who guided us around. The exhibits were clear and interesting from a fully functioning police car to the prison...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Everyone should visit the website of this hidden treasure, run by volunteers who are so enthusiastic about the past and there are some tales they tell of their experiences working in the police force. There is such a wealth of artifacts some old some new,...More

Thank Patsy H
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

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