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From the Celtic age to present day, we tell the fascinating stories of South Wales’ officers through the decades. Explore the kit of a Victorian constable; discover the tough duties of Glamorgan officers in World War I, and uncover some of the weapons used against police. Our galleries contain a range of artefacts, including police equipment and uniform from years gone by, such as handcuffs, radios and the decorated dress uniforms of 19th century Chief Constables. There is also a Charge Room to book people into custody at our museum, as well as a cell for any law-breaking guests!

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South Wales Police Heritage Centre
South Wales Police Headquarters
Cowbridge Road, Bridgend
CF31 3SU Porthcawl

Museum type(s)

Specialized & Alternative History & Anthropology

Topics

Local Miscellaneous War Profession & Craft

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Prior to booking.

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  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

  • Parking

Location

South Wales Police Headquarters, Porthcawl, Wales

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South Wales Police Heritage Centre has 2 ratings.

Friday, September 14, 2018 Sep 14, 2018

Please be advised that the South Wales Police Heritage Centre (previously called Museum) has re-opened its doors in April 2018, but the contact information on this page is incorrect. Please call 01656 761 855 or email PoliceHeritage@south-wales.pnn.police.uk. Visits are by booking only due to it being based on a secure site. Thank you

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