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Victoria Police Museum

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Criminal History of Victoria

From Ned Kelly to recent acts of terrorists this relatively unknown museum tells the story of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
leannes927
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Alexandria, Virginia
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This museum has Dan Kelly and Steve Hart armour

This museum has Dan Kelly and Steve Hart armour on display for free, its open during the week and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
627Brucej23
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Melbourne, 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From Ned Kelly to recent acts of terrorists this relatively unknown museum tells the story of Victoria’s criminal past. Includes the amour of one of the Kelly Gang, the remains of the car from the Russell St bombing and details of the Hoddle St shootings....More

Thank leannes927
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We cherish the idea of haring a Victoria Police Force Museum, but what’s there isn’t it. It’s difficult to find, there being no signs on Flinders Street to direct visitors, it’s a small chamber on the first floor, the internal lighting is gloomy, the exhibits’...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This museum has Dan Kelly and Steve Hart armour on display for free, its open during the week and housed in the old world trade centre building on the corner of Spencer st and Flinders st, they even have some interesting Police exhibits to look...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This is an average museum presenting the history of Victoria Police from days of the Bushrangers to the present day. Of the fairly pedestrian displays on offer a highlight would be wrecked car from the Russell Street bombing.

Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 9 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 12 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 11 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 12 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 7 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 21 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 20 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 charlottej96
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meri556
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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
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