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The Roving lass

Said they booked a private tour for a Wednesday but no one was there. Can the roving lass tell us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lofty70
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Hidden little gem.

Fantastic place with fantastic staff took my teens who learnt intresting facts about past policing... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Lisa W
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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The Bradford Police Museum is located on Centenary Square. The Museum features a Cell Tour, a Court Tour and a Gallery Tour. The Museum focuses mainly on the Bradford City Police Force and aspects of 19th Century Policing. The Museum is open on...more
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City Hall Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1HY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Said they booked a private tour for a Wednesday but no one was there. Can the roving lass tell us who they booked that tour with please ?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lofty70
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place with fantastic staff took my teens who learnt intresting facts about past policing. Our tourguide was just lovely.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 14 October 2018

would highly recommend a visit to this fascinating museum .the guide was well informed and brought the place to life with his experience of actually working there when it was in use as a police station.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Well worth a visit, the guides are excellent and bring the history of the police to life. It also highlights how miserable it must have been for the prisoners, some as young as 14!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic tour round the cells and courtroom by Ian who knew a lot of interesting facts and history surrounding both! The tour was logical and took you right through the process of an offender from being booked in, going to the cells and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank V8269SMrebeccaj
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Our group had wanted to visit for some time because we had heard the tour by ex police officers was really good and some of us wanted to see the old courtroom. We booked a private tour and we all turned up on a Wednesday...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Therovinglass
PoliceMuseum, General Manager at The Bradford Police Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have no record of your booking for a private tour or in fact any tour on the day that you appear to have visited. Moreover, the museum is not open on a Wednesday afternoon and had group been booked outside normal opening hours we...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Loads of treasures here, this museum is still in its infancy really, the best bit is retracing the steps from the cells to the courtroom. I

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I can't really add anything to all the other comments it is everything they say Our guide was a pleasant ex policeman I mentioned guys I know in the police force and he knew all of them I really enjoyed my visit and highly recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Volpetervo
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Amazing place - much more to see than expected and very good value for money. the old cells and the courthouse are very atmospherice - in fact one cell in particular is reputed to be haunted. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable s they have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jcb568
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This a great little museum perfectly placed inside the City Hall where the police cells and Magistrates Court were based. It is a charity, very reasonably priced and has been set up and is run by retired police officers so they really know their facts....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Hi Yes there is a fee but only a few pounds per person. There is a large car park called The Broadway very close to the museum Hope that helps
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