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A rather Small Museum with a few excellent surprises. And it’s FREE!

The Portland Police Museum is rather small, but also rather interesting. It is free. And it is open... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2019
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
Small Museum but Worth the Stop

My husband and I visited this little history gem while researching his family. Plan your visit. The... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2014
Kathleen_Kohler
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16 Feb 2019
“A rather Small Museum with a few excellent surprises. And it’s FREE!”
8 Sep 2014
“Small Museum but Worth the Stop”
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The Portland Police Museum details Portland's rich history of law enforcement through exhibits showcasing uniforms, arrest record books, weapons, badges and other artifacts that lend to the story of the formation of the Portland police officer...more
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1111 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3262
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Reviewed 16 February 2019

The Portland Police Museum is rather small, but also rather interesting. It is free. And it is open from 10 AM till 3 PM Tuesdays through Fridays. There are many old black and white photos of the old days of Portland. Several display cases of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

My husband and I visited this little history gem while researching his family. Plan your visit. The museum is open Tuesday-Friday from 10:00-3:00. Admission is free, and the staff was friendly and helpful. You can see a variety of police uniforms, badges, and tools of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Kathleen_Kohler
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We really enjoyed this museum and it was free!!! I think one of the most amusing parts was that it's part of the police station and we could hear someone being 'brought in' whilst browsing! We really enjoyed looking at the museum pieces and you...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Brettyboy
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This museum is well put together, and offers some history of the Portland Police. The admission is free of charge, and it is open about 4 days a week for 6 hours at a time.

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We were looking forward to seeing this museum. We traveled on two buses and walked several blocks - arriving at 2:30 pm on a Friday only to find it closed. We were not happy. Someone wondering around said this happens all the time. Their hours...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 20 December 2012 via mobile

Located on the first floor of the Justice Center, just off the Police Bureau lobby. Interesting displays. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Hawk56
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Open from 10 to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. If you have time in downtown Portland go by and look at some of Portlands history. This is about the police with some interesting displays and artifacts.

Date of experience: June 2012
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