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Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir

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Brought back memories

Having retired from the local Police over twenty years ago, when I served in Angus and Dundee areas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cardean
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Perthsire
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Visited the Police Museum today with a group. The 2 retired police officers, Hamish and George... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Claire S
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Dundee, Scotland
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Please note that the museum will open for the 2019 season on Saturday 6th April. We hope that you will be able to come and visit us sometime between then and October. Thank you
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15 Reform Street, Kirriemuir DD8 4BS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having retired from the local Police over twenty years ago, when I served in Angus and Dundee areas it was a most interesting visit. The museum was full of memories for me and the Curator was more than happy to accommodate my small group of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cardean
addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad that you enjoyed your visit. It was a pleasure to show your group around, and to hear some stories of your time in the service. I will definitely be sharing the 'ball bearing' one with other visitors! Thank you very much for your...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the Police Museum today with a group. The 2 retired police officers, Hamish and George, who give up their time as volunteers to run it, graciously agreed to open up especially for us( museum now closed for the winter). The building is on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Visited museum today ...Hamish and George gave amazing talk and tour of museum ..I found this visit interesting and entertaining I’d highly recommend visiting this place

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Totally loved the visit hamish and George were very welcoming and entertaining would recommend schools and families for a good day out and a free day out x

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Really interesting and atmospheric museum with lots of artefacts from ancient and more recent times. Curator during our visit was a retired cop who had worked in Kirriemuir and was very informative

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Evelyn485
addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

We're very glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again very soon. Thanks too for your very positive feedback comments.

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Police Museum, Kirriemuir. Highly Recommended. On entering I was welcomed by Hamish. Hamish who is a Retired Police Officer and gives his time to share his knowledge, pass on anecdotes and memory's. Hamish is passionate and shows a genuine enthusiasm for this comprehensive history of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

We're very glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again very soon. Thank you too for your very positive feedback comments, detailed description of what we have on show, and glowing recommendation to other potential visitors! It really is appreciated by...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited while investigating things to see and do in the local area. What a lovely little museum, very interesting displays of the history of policing in Tayside. Run by very knowledgeable volunteers, the museum is well laid out and nicely kept. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank janmacduff
addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you very much for your positive feedback comments and your recommendation to other potential visitors. We're really happy that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thanks again and best wishes, Hamish (curator)

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and the kids visited here on a day out to Kirriemuir. The guide (Allan) was very informative and helpful around the museum. Worth a visit if you'renot the town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

So glad you all enjoyed your visit, and thanks very much for the positive feedback. Hope to see you again sometime very soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2018

I decided to have a run out this morning to visit the TAYSIDE POLICE MUSEUM in Kirriemuir and on duty were Hamish and Heidi who showed me how they are so enthusiastic about this area Police Museum . Both showed great enthusiasm when they talked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thank you very much for visiting the Tayside Police Museum, in particular for your positive comments and glowing recommendation to other potential visitors. I hope you will visit us again very soon! Thanks again, Heidi & Hamish.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Whilst out and about yesterday, having a mini tour of Angus, we incorporated the Tayside Police Museum into our itinerary, and were certainly not disappointed. From the very onset we were made to feel welcome by a lady at the desk, and in no time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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addicate, Public Relations Manager at Tayside Police Museum Kirriemuir, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback comments, and for your recommendation to other potential visitors. Positively glowing! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the TPM and hope we will see you again sometime very soon.

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laurasimpson92
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Response from addicate | Property representative |
Hi, and thank you for your enquiry about our museum. Yes indeed, I'm sure that any 5 year old would enjoy a visit to the TPM. Last year we introduced a section with several uniforms and hats which we encourage any visitors... More
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