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Part of the Derby Gaol

Leave it to the fine citizens of Derby to commemorate their police force with a small museum... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Suffolk, Virginia

This museum is actually inside the Derby Goal Museum so you can do both in the same visit. Being a... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
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Agard Street, Derby DE1 1DZ, England
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum today. Had a great time, it's an extremely interesting place with lots of exhibits. The staff/volunteers are lovely, the forensics guy was extremely interesting, however there was one person who made us feel as though we were in the way and...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Leave it to the fine citizens of Derby to commemorate their police force with a small museum. Important! Even though it appears on online maps that the Gaol and Museum are on Friar Gate, the only entrance is from Agard Street, across a small yard...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

This museum is actually inside the Derby Goal Museum so you can do both in the same visit. Being a retired Police Officer I found this very interesting which is full of information about Policing in days gone by. Plenty of stuff to read and...More

1  Thank Newmarskeman
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Derby police museum and gaol. Two rooms of Derbyshire Police history. Plus lots of cells to visit. A room of the first known police id photos. See the gallows, early forensics, history of Derby criminals. Only open on Saturdays, £3 admission. Plenty of free parking....More

1  Thank Carmen B
Reviewed February 1, 2017

We were talking to the pub and a person pointed to the police museum! so we just started walking in and we realised that it was closing but the staff still let us in and explained the stuff. they were very nice because they could...More

4  Thank Teresa A
Reviewed July 13, 2016

I attended the Police museums open day which was well attended by some many people and there was so much to do for the children. Members of staff were dressed in police uniforms and they where taking tours around the Gaol but also the Police...More

1  Thank BuffaloBill_1890
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

They had an event going off so we decided to take the kids to see a bit of history and have a day out. at the time as we went through the gates somebody told us it wasn't worth £3 pound per adult but we...More

3  Thank lee b
Reviewed January 17, 2016

The Derby Police Museum is full of history and you can find out so much about the police and forces throughout history. I would highly recommend it to anyone. It is based inside of the Derby Gaol to add to the atmosphere!

2  Thank Binksy900
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Situated within Derby Gaol this is an interesting and informative display of Derby policing through the ages. You would not fancy a whack from some of the Truncheons on display here!

3  Thank johnhp702
Reviewed July 6, 2015

So much information and fantastic displays. Shows so much about policing over the years. Good for adults and kids too.

1  Thank Ami H
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March 15, 2016|
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