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The Police Museum

3-5-1, Kyobashi, Chuo 104-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3581-4321
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Love the motorcycles

IT is a free museum in Ginza area. It's fun to take pictures outside the museum as they have some... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
DrSYu
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London, United Kingdom
Small museum but ok

Museum has good concept. Unfortunately information about this museum in Japanese. Person in charge... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
934evelineb
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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27 Dec 2015
“Love the motorcycles”
27 Jul 2015
“Small museum but ok”
LOCATION
3-5-1, Kyobashi, Chuo 104-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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+81 3-3581-4321
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

IT is a free museum in Ginza area. It's fun to take pictures outside the museum as they have some police bikes there for you to 'ride' on

Thank DrSYu
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Museum has good concept. Unfortunately information about this museum in Japanese. Person in charge at museum was nice, but she can't speak English.

Thank 934evelineb
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This was a nice little museum but would not be high on my list of must visit museums in Tokyo. There are police motorcycles on the ground floor which provided very popular photo opportunities for children. The museum upstairs was worth a visit but was...More

1  Thank The2Taggarts
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Good for a look. There is a very limited guide in English telling you the basics of what is on each floor and that is about it. Would have been good to read about the different exhibits though. Very friendly and helpful staff. Museum is...More

2  Thank Ben B
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Since, Japanese museums tend to be free or low cost, I try to check them out when I can. Anyway, it's a fairly small museum that details the history of the police, its duties, and as well, provide some useful information on crime prevention. There...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This museum is good for kids so that they can wear the police uniform and take photographs. Also it has displays of old uniform as used by Japanese Police

2  Thank ASHOK P
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Ok, I admit to an interest in police history so this small museum at the beginning of Ginza was a natural. It has children based exhibits about the current police on the ground floor, and a historical collection on the second floor. Although the collection...More

2  Thank Anrando
Reviewed 8 April 2014

As adults we sat on the police bike and took pictures. This a free museum housed over 4 floors which would be better if there were more explanations in English. That said, you do get an idea of the history of the police force from...More

2  Thank elsiek
Reviewed 27 April 2013

I am not a kid, but if I was a boy again, I would want my dad to take me here. The opportunity to wear a police uniform and get on a police motorbike is something that can't be missed. It would surely be of...More

3  Thank HonestA
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Small museum but has some fun models and displays. Worth a 15-minute stop if passing by. Free admission as far as I remember.

3  Thank CEMMM
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