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Victoria Police Museum

World Trade Centre | 637 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 3 9247 6354
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A great place to spend a couple of hours

Situated inside the world trade centre on Flinders st this museum is a great tribute to the hard... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Leanda D
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Townsville, Australia
via mobile
Very interesting

The Victoria Police Museum is located inside Melbourne's World Trade Centre in the central business... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Malcolm T
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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From the largest collection of Kelly Gang armour in Australia to forensic evidence from some of Melbourne's most notorious crimes,the Victoria Police Museum presents visitors with an intriguing insight into the social history of policing and crime.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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World Trade Centre | 637 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Situated inside the world trade centre on Flinders st this museum is a great tribute to the hard working police who keep us safe. From the story of the Kelly gang through to the Walsh st murders its a great chance to see how policing...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The Victoria Police Museum is located inside Melbourne's World Trade Centre in the central business district. Entry is free but you are expected to donate a gold coin I.e. 1 or 2 dollars towards the upkeep. The museum has a comprehensive history of Victoria's police...More

Thank Malcolm T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I took my relatives who were visiting Australia from overseas. I, myself, has not been here and never knew it existed. I just stumbled upon it on the internet. We were all impressed as to what were on exhibits. Very educational, interesting & informative. There...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Having just visited the Fire Museum up the road, we were expecting a bit more. A small museum with some good exhibits, however it was a little ho hum! Interesting section on the change in the police force over the years and women in the...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The Victoria Police Museum is excellent to visit! There are many relevant and touching exhibits, reminding us of the important work of the police; and the way that role has changed over time. A mention must be made of the excellent exhibit for 100 years...More

Thank Rowena S
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Great museum, some very interesting exhibits, including the full story of Ned Kelly. Worth a visit and entrance by donation

Thank david B
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit. So much to see and read about. Very informative and quite moving in places. Worth a look for those interested in our criminal history.

Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Had to visit this place, a great place easy to get to via the free tram or a short walk from our apartment. A gold coin donation for entry, try not to be put off by all the uniformed police as it is part of...More

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

I only had about an hour-two to spare and decided to spend it here. An hour is all you need. Entry is via gold coin donation. I liked my time here and you learn heaps. I was quite impressed. It is a little hard to...More

Thank Jordan S
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I nearly gave up trying to find this museum as, after jumping off the tram, the signage on various closed or staff-only police buildings nearby lead me all over the place. Eventually I went into the World Trade Centre Building and asked the concierge if...More

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meri556
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Response from Police Museum M | Property representative |
Thanks so much for your question meri556. I will pass this question to our researcher so that she can look into Kensington police station for you. If you wouldn't mind emailing us at: policemuseum-mgr@police.vic.gov.au, we... More
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