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Very interesting

Small museum over two floors but packed with information and exhibits. Small shop, toilets but no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Oxfordshire, UK
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Good visit

We enjoyed our visit here today it was very informative and lots of photo opportunities for wearing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warminster, United Kingdom
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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| St Marysgate, Ripon HG4 1LX, England
+44 1765 609799
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here today it was very informative and lots of photo opportunities for wearing outfits and hats and to have a sit on a police motorcycle. Well worth a visit.

Thank jammyjan123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit here, and we were so glad we did. Friendly desk staff. The exhibits were very interesting, allow yourself plenty of time to really look around.

Thank DerbyshireCook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank LanaLil
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Dawn T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

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

Thank kborrill
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Thirskies
Reviewed 2 April 2018

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

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I went with a friend and loved the history and getting close up to the vehicles was amazed at the size of the lifeboat. would recommend this for a good day out

Thank H W
Reviewed 26 February 2018

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

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Emme M
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14 February 2017|
Response from boydy73 | Reviewed this property |
Get in touch with museum they will answer the question.