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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
Warrington Police Station Arpley Street, Warrington WA1 1LQ, England
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The work which has gone into this museum by volunteers is superb. housed in the original cell areas it is a collection of memorabi elia and artifacts which show how it was in the good old days. enter via the police Box and find a...More