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Evening talk

We have previously attended the open day which was awesome however this time we have attended the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elsa_the
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Absolutely fantastic experience

We attended as part of a conference. The location is just awesome and the presentation by the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
teap0tc
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have previously attended the open day which was awesome however this time we have attended the evening talk. Listening to the retired police officer was interesting the hour to look around the lock up is enough time to see the historic building would recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended as part of a conference. The location is just awesome and the presentation by the historian and the team was outstanding. What a fantastic experience not to be missed in Birmingham !!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank teap0tc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting here had been on my bucket list for a little while and I was glad we finally got to do it. We went to the history of armed policing and a self guided tour after. There were plenty of volunteers in site who were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting and well organised, all staff were really friendly and helpful, would highly recomend x

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the granddaughters here and what a great place for a day out in the holidays. The quiz to follow around the place and spotting the police dinky cars kept them interested. On top of that there were helmets, uniforms, handcuffs and riot shields...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the lock up on an autism friendly session. It was a well thought out session, quiet and calm. A great place to explore at our own pace. Volunteers were very knowledgeable with great stories, boys enjoyed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ESE2102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lock up is an interesting place for a visit and will be even more so when it is turned into a museum. The volunteer staff are amazing and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WhiteWolfs
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Oh yes, what a cool place! Brilliantly staffed by enthusiastic volunteers, we spent a very happy and interesting hour here exploring the cells and the history of WM Police. A self guided tour, based around a quiz and ‘treasure hunt’. Highly, highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Williams_Mamma
Reviewed 18 February 2019

It was very informative this was a self guided tour but plenty of people to ask questins along the way. and a little shop for a few souvenirs

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Missey2
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

I visited here 9th February for the World War talk. It was very interesting and gave out information I never new of. You can also take a walk around the prison cells. I’d definitely do another tour

Date of experience: February 2019
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Leanne P
19 February 2019|
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Response from Williams_Mamma | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are toilets. It doesn’t matter if you are a little late - in fact, you avoid the queues this way! 🤣
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Aquarius19
12 January 2019|
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Response from EstherjR0206 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure there is on street metered parking, and you may be able to park at children’s hospital opposite. I don’t drive
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A-H-paranormal
27 June 2018|
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Response from Saraandstuart | Reviewed this property |
There is some street meters in the area. Hope you enjoy it
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