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Glasgow Police Museum

30 Bell Street, Glasgow G1 1LG, Scotland
+44 141 552 1818
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Hidden away but great

This has so much about Glasgow police which is the oldest organised police forse in the UK. The... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Airdrie, Scotland
Can't believe I didn't know it existed

Came across this by accident shocked I've never heard of the place, being glaswegian I think we... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 Bell Street, Glasgow G1 1LG, Scotland
Merchant City
+44 141 552 1818
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This has so much about Glasgow police which is the oldest organised police forse in the UK. The historical items from famous murder cases in the city, the stories of them about the criminals and detectives and the overseas momentoes are great. Officers on duty...More

Thank ssenit
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Came across this by accident shocked I've never heard of the place, being glaswegian I think we miss out on a lot on our own doorstep due to not paying attention. The display here was fantastic all the old police stuff dating back hundreds of...More

Thank tesscam
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent place to spend part of an afternoon. Very informative and the uniforms were amazing compared to what the police wear today.

Thank Gloria1949
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was a very interesting place to visit on a Sunday afternoon,there is lots of factual information and stories from the past,I went with the view it would be boring and was pleasantly surprised

Thank kati52016
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My Fiancé and myself stumbled on this as we seen the man putting the sign out on the street and my goodness we are glad we did. William was fantastic and new his stuff gave us so much information but also gave us space to...More

Thank Louise9090
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A fairly small museum bursting with factual information, history and police artefacts from old and new. Museum guide extremely friendly and very passionate about his former career. There is no entry fee.

Thank di701
Reviewed 1 March 2017

For quite a small museum, they have certainly packed in points of interest. Even though we live so close, we did not know about this museum. We did not know that the Glasgow Police pre-dated Robert Peel and his 'Peelers' by 50 years. The details...More

Thank Kirkewhite
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Unfortunately during winter months it is only open 3 days a week so you need to check before you go as we didn't and had to go twice. However, it was worth the wait. It is quite small but there is a serious amount of...More

Thank AEB42
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Policing old and new. I love seeing the history of policing. My hubby was a Strathclyde officer for 30yrs. Policing has changed so much over the years. It is always good to let the young ones see just how much has changed

Thank storm206
Reviewed 26 January 2017

50 years of dedicated application to both Glasgow Police History and other police forces of the World by its Curator. A very worthy museum for an interesting and great City and most certainly worth a visit and not to be missed when in Glasgow. An...More

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2 August 2017|
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Response from jackgr | Reviewed this property |
I dont think what is on display would be of a lot of interest to young children. A lot of what is on display requires reading. It is a small exhibition and does not take very long to visit so I dont think thry would be there... More