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Queensland Police Museum

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Address: 200 Roma St, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
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+61 7 3364 6432
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 16:00
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A well organized and engaging police museum in the CBD of Brisbane

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Once found, a great place

Lot's of signs pointing to the general direction but nothing to indicate that it is on the second floor of a large office tower. Thank goodness for local in the area. A really... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic little museum which is free ! Great way to educate people on the work of policemen &a women. Loved the crime scene exhibition I think I spent an hour reading and looking for clues to ms.crankys case ! Great fun.

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lot's of signs pointing to the general direction but nothing to indicate that it is on the second floor of a large office tower. Thank goodness for local in the area. A really interesting little museum talking about the police history of Melbourne and some of the more interesting facets of police life and past crimes. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Queensland Police Museum is a smaller museum but worth a stop. Nice artifacts and exhibits with good information about policing in Queensland. Really there’s not much else to say, cops and their history in a museum setting, tada! Definitely check it out if you have the chance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Take time to visit this museum as it is thoughtfully laid out and most Australians will know of some of the more significant cases that are highlighted. Well done to the Qld Police.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

A fun quiet little museum, with well-presented stories, artefacts, and audio/video clips of Qld Police Service throughout its life from colonial to modern times. If you're lucky like us, one of the curators will be walking through and tell you a story or two.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have an interest in policing and visited the QLD Police Museum located at the Roma Street Police Headquarters. I spent about an hour in the museum reading all the information relating to history. I thoroughly enjoyed the museum and it is one of the better ones I have been to across the world.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

A touch self serving a one sided representation of the history of QLD police service hardly a honest representation of the past and overall conduct ... i would have hoped for a bit more balance in the display instead of the overly positive display... if you want to see the skewed display and enjoy a version or one side of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

If you're a museum goer, looking to join the police force or simply killing time in the area on the last Sunday of the month, I'd definitely recommend a visit! Expect to spend between 45 minutes - 1.5 hours depending on how much you want to read into the detail. There really is a lot to take in with many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

We left it for a rainy day and spent a good hour there. Absolutely fantastic place, kudos to the management in the police HQ. Well arranged exhibits, and interesting stories. I particularly enjoyed the early days and cases of Brisbane policing, and the kids loved the crime scene display. It's free, but consider donating some money if you liked it.

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Laidley, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

The exhibits and the history of our Queensland Police Service. A great place to take our kids to learn of policing in the days gone by.

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