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“An interesting diversion” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Musee de la Prefecture de Police

Musee de la Prefecture de Police
Ranked #267 of 1,085 things to do in Paris
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Owner description: This museum explores the history of the Parisian police force from the 17th century to the present.
Shanghai, China
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“An interesting diversion”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2012

This museum is located on the second floor of a working police station, which I don't believe receives very many tourists. While we were there I think a total of four other tourists were visiting, all French. All descriptions of the exhibits are in French only, but basic French will suffice to get the gist, and the exhibits themselves are very interesting to any student of French or Parisian history, covering the earliest days of the Paris police force through World War II and the Liberation. More recent material was not available at the time of our visit. While it's impossible to compare directly to the Musee de l'Armee, I would say people who enjoyed the Musee de l'Armee would also find the Police Museum worthwhile.

An interesting half-hour at least, and perhaps much more if literate in French.

Visited April 2012
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