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Glasgow Police Museum

30 Bell Street, Glasgow G1 1LG, Scotland
+44 141 552 1818
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Very Interesting

Really cute and quirky museum. Friendly staff and very interesting. I wish i had had more time... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
What a little gem!

Found by chance and so glad that we did. Very interesting together with patient, knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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30 Bell Street, Glasgow G1 1LG, Scotland
Merchant City
+44 141 552 1818
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Really cute and quirky museum. Friendly staff and very interesting. I wish i had had more time since I only visited on my lunchbreak.

Thank FrankieCully
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Found by chance and so glad that we did. Very interesting together with patient, knowledgable volunteers.

Thank ukgr0up
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Interesting to see the history of how policing in Scotland developed and has changed over the years.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

enjoyed our visit to the Police Museum, a privately run museum, almost missed it. helpful man welcomed us and added lots of extra information that enhanced the visit. well worth a visit

Thank Stuartros
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Although having lived in Glasgow for more than 40 years it was by searching what was being offered by Glasgow's "Doors Open Days Festival" that we cam upon this little gem. Situated in the Merchants City part of Glasgow the museum chronicles the formation of...More

1  Thank ScottandMidge
Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you're into police history, this is the place to go. For a small space, it has a lot to offer, with policing history told very well, lots of artefacts and interesting stories, and fantastic staff.

1  Thank MissArnScottBlu
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Having lived in Glasgow all my life I never even knew this wonderful little museum existed. A friend suggested we visit and I'm so glad we did. It was so interesting and well laid out. The gentleman overseeing the museum was a retired police officer...More

2  Thank focam200
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The video before going up the turnpike staircase was informative.You need to experience the feeling of what the prisoners may have felt in their day.

1  Thank ROBYN C
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I only live 10 miles away but had never visited this. After finally venturing in I can't believe I left it so long. The museum is small but very good. It has many excellent exhibits which are well explained by the staff on site.

1  Thank Bless1973
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This museum is staffed by retired officers who know a lot about the eras displayed in the museum. Only heard about it accidentally as the tour bus spokesperson mentioned it in passing. It is about 11/2 blocks from the tour bus route. Has a fantastic...More

1  Thank Ron702014
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