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Victoria Police Museum

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A very interesting place to visit. Great exhibit on Women in the Police force over the years... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Kylie M
Adelaide, Australia
Great Police Museum

So Iv'e lived most of my life in Melbourne, I never knew this place existed. I only found it on... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Samantha F
Ballarat, Australia
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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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World Trade Centre | 637 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 3 9247 6354
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

A very interesting place to visit. Great exhibit on Women in the Police force over the years. Interesting to read some of the old cases, and finding out that people used to be shorter!

Thank Kylie M
Police Museum M, Manager at Victoria Police Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks Kylie! We are glad you enjoyed your visit. People certainly did used to be shorter, the infamous Squizzy Taylor is certainly proof of that!!

Reviewed 12 July 2018

So Iv'e lived most of my life in Melbourne, I never knew this place existed. I only found it on TripAdvisor. Only requires a coin dollar donation. Fantastic items of History in this Museum, but I bet there is heaps more in the towns storage...More

1  Thank Samantha F
Police Museum M, Manager at Victoria Police Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Samantha. Thank you for your review. We would love to display more modern technology and are currently taking this into account. Thanks for your feedback- it all goes into making the museum a better place.

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

1  Thank Leanda D
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

1  Thank Malcolm T
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

1  Thank Aley07
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

2  Thank Charlotte J
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

1  Thank Rowena S
Reviewed 18 November 2017

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

1  Thank david B
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.

1  Thank Sharon K
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

1  Thank Kevin H
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10 March 2015|
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