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Worth a stop when in the area.

If you are already at T Square take the short walk over. I showed my Passport and was given free... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Arthur415
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Great museum, free entry

I thought that this police museum was more general and less fun then the Public Security museum in... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are already at T Square take the short walk over. I showed my Passport and was given free entry. The museum is interesting especially the 4th floor weapons display. Broom handle Mausers, Winchester .44 lever action, flintlocks, some interesting variants, custom pieces and...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

I thought that this police museum was more general and less fun then the Public Security museum in Shanghai. All in all, took me about ~1h40 to complete. And yes it's free if you bring your passport; at least for foreigners. For the rest, I...More

Thank SystemDC
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I'd seen the Police Museum in Shanghai, but that was more a history of Shanghai Police. This is more general. I believe it was free or almost free. Need an ID to enter. There were 3 or 4 floors of law enforcement paraphernalia. Most of...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2016

It's a 800 meter walk (15min) from exit B of the Qianmen metro station on line 2. The museum is small and can be quickly view in about hour and a half. It's organized well and with a few English signs. The 2nd floor has...More

Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Housed in the old Citibank building, this small but well-presented museum showcases the history of the city's Public Security Bureau. At the top floor is an exhibition of various firearms and weapons used by the police, which I thought was pretty cool. Downstairs, the focus...More

1  Thank Nico C
Reviewed 30 September 2013

The museum has an incredibly cheap entry fee of 5¥ and isn’t too well known so it was very quiet when we were there. It covers the formation of the police after the cultural revolution in China up until the police involvement in the Beijing...More

1  Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 19 June 2013

The museum is very close to Tienanmen Square in the area where embassies used to be. The surrounding area has nice and quiet streets and nice buildings to look at. So this could be a stop on a nice walk in that direction. The museum...More

1  Thank AnnaH0j
Reviewed 23 January 2013

This museum is situated just east of Tiananmen Square in the old concessions district. It's very easy to find and certainly worth the 5¥ entrance fee even for the briefest of visits. Laid out over a few floors, it's compact and not the most modern...More

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