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The Prison and Police Museum, part of the trio of Ripon Museums, tells the story of Law and Order in Yorkshire over the last 200 years. An impressive historic building is complemented by a staggering collection of Police memorabilia from Ripon and...more
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Small museum over two floors but packed with information and exhibits. Small shop, toilets but no cafe. Staff friendly and helpful. Highly recommended to do all three museums - workhouse first, then this one, then the courthouse museum. Car parking right opposite this museum in...More
Got to say there not many places in the country you find a Prison and Police Museum. This place gives you the insight what prisoners were faced with many years ago. Each of the cells showed different exhibits.
We visited on the recommendation of friends. We are a family of four with children aged 7 and 10. Even though there is plenty of reading there is also a lot to keep the children entertained and involved. We visited all 3 museums and found...More
I visited the museum with my seven year old grand-daughter during the Easter holiday. The museum is small, easy to look round and I think, self-explanatory. There is a steepish staircase to reach the upstairs floor, there is also a lift for anybody who has...More
Bought an annual ticket for all three museums and started here. Lots of things to see but a guide would have been useful but understand this require a volunteer so understand why there is not one.
If you need an audio guide you need to...More
You can combine the visit with a ticket that covers three museums and after the workhouse we had a cuppa and tried the Prison and Police Museum, it did not disappoint and was extremely interesting especially the cells area. It was very spooky walking through...More
Not sure why but I felt it could have been a bit better but it was packed with information and the staff are very friendly and informative. You get a feel go what life must have been like. I would recommend this