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“An interesting look at the past” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum

Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum
Ranked #153 of 435 things to do in Seattle
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Owner description: Visitors learn about the vast transitions in law enforcement since the early 1860s through historical displays, hands-on exhibits and interactive learning areas.
San Antonio, Texas
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“An interesting look at the past”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2011

This little museum is a bit out of the way compared with other Seattle attractions, but we were glad we sought it out. It tells the history of law enforcement in Seattle -- the good and the bad -- with a collection of vintage photos, clothing, badges, and weapons. The woman who staffed the front desk was so nice and seemed genuinely excited to expand on some of the stories told in the displays. As the previous reviewer said, there's an old jail cell on display, and kids will love being able to try on uniforms and play with real blue lights from a patrol car. Plan on spending a couple of hours to get the most out of the displays.

Visited November 2011
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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2009

If your into law enforcement or know someone who is this place is a must see. I try to visit all law enforcement museums on trips we take and the staff was friendly! Theres an actual jail cell in there and the opportunity to dress up as a cop!

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