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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
CF31 3SU Porthcawl

Museum type(s)

Specialized & Alternative History & Anthropology

Topics

Miscellaneous Profession & Craft

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Notes

We offer visits outside of Wednesday's during school holidays. Please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate your request. We currently don't offer evening or weekend visits. Please go...

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Admission

Admission is by appointment only and is free of charge, but we do accept donations which are used towards the Heritage Centre.

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Facilities


  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

Location

South Wales Police Headquarters, Porthcawl, Wales

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Exhibitions

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Reviews

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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