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Greater Manchester Police Museum

57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET, England
+44 161 856 4500
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A little gem of a museum I've walked past for years

I took our two children (7&9) yesterday after shopping in Manchester. Deceptive in size, well laid... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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There should be more museums like this. A really interesting place to visit especially for the... read more

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Come and explore our 1879 Police Station! Inside we have Uniform, Crime and Transport displays as well as the station itself in which you can see the original Charge Office, Cells and an 1895 Magistrates Courtroom from Denton. Our volunteers, many of whom are retired officers will be on hand to chat to and answer any of your questions about life on the beat. The museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, but tours by appointment can be made on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Free entry!
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57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET, England
+44 161 856 4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took our two children (7&9) yesterday after shopping in Manchester. Deceptive in size, well laid out, really interesting facts, super helpful staff. We loved it and the only criticism was that we didn't have enough time! We'll be back.

Thank specialkpb
Reviewed 1 week ago

There should be more museums like this. A really interesting place to visit especially for the younger ones as they can dress up into police uniforms and have their fingerprints taken! The volunteers were fantastic and couldn't half spin a yarn. It is on the...More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for the kids and grown ups to visit. As an employee of GMP, I found it very interesting indeed.

Thank Lozbozz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really different and interested museum set right in the heart of the city centre and a short walk from either the train or bus station. A real step back in time and staffed by friendly volunteers. On the down side on the...More

Thank elaine d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weathwer had just turned a bit bad, so we needed something to go inside. As we had this fresh impressions about their work with the Ariana grande Concert horror, we decided to pay the place a visit, and loved it. They have so many...More

1  Thank cristinapenhacou2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here while on holiday in Manchester with our 4 year old who is obsessed with police. He couldn't wait to go and wasn't disappointed. Everyone we met was so welcoming, it's a great little museum really worth a visit, very interesting. And you...More

1  Thank mcsilly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paid a visit today with my 6yr old son and 14yr old daughter. The staff were really welcoming and friendly and full of interesting information and stories! There is a wealth of documents and exhibits with tales of bravery by officers and crimes which make...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as were already in Manchester- what a great find! Free entrance and lots of little activities for the children, finger prints, dress up and standing on the docks.Would recommend.

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on one of their open days and found it really interesting - the volunteers were really helpful and brought the place to life. Definitely worth a visit, especially on open days (check out the website for dates).

Thank Iona007
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is my second visit this year always find something of interest that I missed on my last visit, as always staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Dave B
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Response from Arthur_Tash | Reviewed this property |
This has been copied from their website............ If you would like to book a private tour for between 5- 25 people we offer these on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tours last between one and a half to two hours and... More