Queensland Police Museum, Brisbane

4.4
#16 of 28 in Museums in Brisbane
Queensland Police Museum aspires to be an accessible and valued museum of national standing that collects and explores Queensland’s policing history. It actively documents, collects, and preserves the rich depth of history that describes policing in this state since 1859. Through our collections and exhibitions, the museum enhances the public image of the Queensland Police Service and fosters pride in its achievements in the wider community. The story told here also describes today’s innovative, progressive and responsive Queensland Police Service. Resources, exhibitions, and public programs investigate and compare issues faced by police officers of times past and of today. Note that in addition to the regular Monday-Thursday schedule, the museum is also open the last Sunday of every month. Work out when and for how long to visit Queensland Police Museum and other Brisbane attractions using our handy Brisbane travel route site.
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  • Hidden Gem. Not the biggest museum, but has a lot of interesting information. Close to transport, located withing the Police Headquarters immediately across the road from the Brisbane Transit Centre.....  more »
  • We stumbled on it by accident and had a very intriguing hour and a half there reading many displays. They have a very cute gift shop which is only open on Wed-Thur but you can peek inside and see...  more »
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  • There are 25 displays describing police heritage, Queensland crimes, police investigative techniques, medals, the history of police women, operational equipment and transport, amongst others. The simulated murder scene is a popular attraction - you can come and try your hand at solving this crime. The Research Library is home to a monograph collection, as well as archival material and images that date back to 1864. Researchers are welcome to use these research facilities, but please contact the Museum to make an appointment. Museum staff can conduct research on your behalf if you are unable to visit the Museum in person.
  • Great FREE interesting museum. Worth the visit!
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