Glasgow Police Museum and its collection

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The Glasgow Police Museum is the museum of Britain’s first police force, from 1800 to 1975. Founded under the Glasgow Police Act of 1800. The exhibits in the Glasgow Police Historical Exhibition provide a historical insight into the people, events and other factors which contributed to the founding, development and progress of Britain's first Police force, the City of Glasgow Police from 1779 - 1975. The International Police Exhibition in the museum illustrates the spread of policing throughout the world. More than 2,000 items of insignia, headgear and uniforms from all corners of the globe are on display.

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Glasgow Police Museum
First Floor - 30 Bell Street
Merchant City
G1 1LG Glasgow

Visitor information Glasgow Police Museum

Opening hours

1 APRIL – 31 OCTOBER
Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 4.30 pm
Sunday: 12 noon – 4.30 pm

1 NOVEMBER – 31 MARCH (OPEN 2 DAYS ONLY)
Tuesdays: 10 am – 4.30 pm
Sundays: 12 noon – 4.30 pm

Admission

0+Free

Facilities

Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop
Child-friendly

Location & Map

First Floor - 30 Bell Street, Glasgow

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