The Glasgow Police Museum The Glasgow Police Museum

The Glasgow Police Museum

30 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LG, United Kingdom | 0141 552 1818 | Website

Venue Description

Admission to museum free - see website or phone for opening hours. The Glasgow Police Museum tells the story of the UK's first police force, The City of Glasgow Police (1800 - 1975). Formed 30 years before the Metropolitan Police in London and when Robert Peel was 12 years of age! The museum features uniforms, stories, crime cases and medals for bravery. There is also an International Exhibition displaying uniforms and badges from every country in the World.

Accessibility

Enter building foyer from pavement ; press buzzer to be admitted to inner foyer ; elevator on right (manual doors) ; elevator to first floor ; entrance to the museum is on the right ; all displays and facilities are on one floor and no further stairs

Awards List

VisitScotland 4 star Tourist Award ; TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013/2014 ; Children's University Learning Destination ; No. 28 in the Independent Newspaper Best UK Museums 2010 ;

Toilets

Our toilets are standard toilets (sorry not fitted for disabled) .

Staff

Our staff are retired police officers and used to assisting visitors disabled or otherwise, All are PVG checked.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

The venue says it has...

  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access

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