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Greater Manchester Police Museum

57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET, England
+44 161 856 4500
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A lovely visit

We visited today with my father (retired officer), mother, wife and 2 children (8 and 4) and had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris D
via mobile
Great leaning cure for the children

Excelant with very keen staff on hand to answer any question you might have . We all leanered alot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Malcolm M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Come and explore our 1879 Police Station! Inside we have Uniform, Crime and Transport displays as well as the station itself in which you can see the original Charge Office, Cells and an 1895 Magistrates Courtroom from Denton. Our volunteers, many of whom are retired officers will be on hand to chat to and answer any of your questions about life on the beat. The museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, but tours by appointment can be made on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Free entry!
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET, England
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+44 161 856 4500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with my father (retired officer), mother, wife and 2 children (8 and 4) and had a lovely time. Staff were great and very happy to share knowledge and discuss what they had in the museum. They were very accommodating and it was...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excelant with very keen staff on hand to answer any question you might have . We all leanered alot of history on the day.

1  Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I can't review this because the Museum was closed. The Museum is close to the Piccadilly Gardens Station of the Metrolink.

1  Thank davidlJ5587IM
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not the best museum in the world as in the facilities but the exhibition is brilliant Try on clothes, see cells and vehicles, its all here and is probably more ethical than GMP is now ;)

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was walking along Newton Street, had 30 minutes or so to kill, and happened upon the GMP Museum. It's very small but quite interesting, exhibits comprising mainly of the uniforms, equipment and regalia of yesteryear. Free entry, somewhere to spend an hour in central...More

1  Thank AaronSeasearch
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The museum is only open on Tuesdays so keep that in mind to avoid disappointment. We were greeted by a gentleman when we walked in and he explained us what we can see and do. We roamed around the ground floor museum which houses interesting...More

2  Thank DKBarayuga
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had a couple of hours to kill and saw the sign. Now wish I'd had another hour. There is the very slight air of a volunteer semi charitable set up and I think all the staff are unpaid and there because they love it, but...More

1  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Great place for all ages to learn something about the history of the police force. Interesting artefacts and stories as well as original building, including cells. Volunteer staff were very warm and friendly as well as knowledgeable. The man chatting to us, showed us a...More

1  Thank AVA2325
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Very good museum with plenty to look at and read up on about GMP from centuries ago to the present day. We especially liked looking around the cells and court room. Got talking to one of the guides there and it turned out he is...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Open on a Tuesday. Well worth a visit with the children and really interesting for the adults too. Would highly recommend when in Manchester.

2  Thank 857louise
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Response from Arthur_Tash | Reviewed this property |
This has been copied from their website............ If you would like to book a private tour for between 5- 25 people we offer these on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tours last between one and a half to two hours and... More
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