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Victoria Police Museum

Melbourne

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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.

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.

Learn what life would have been like as a police officer in the 19th century, discover some of the shady underworld figures lurking around Melbourne's streets in the 1920s and explore the diversity of policing in the 21st century.

Exhibitions at the Victoria Police Museum include the iconic armour worn by members of the Kelly Gang; the remains of the car used in the Russell Street headquarters bombing and police files on some of Melbourne's most infamous criminals, including 'Squizzy' Taylor.

The Museum hosts a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Check the website for details on current exhibitions.

Also located in the Museum is the Victoria Police Museum Shop, offering unique gifts for adults and children. Delve into some crime, mystery and history with the range of books, unique collection-based products and Victoria Police branded merchandise.

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This is a free attraction

Facilities

  • Public toilet
  • Shop

Opening hours

Monday
10:00am-4:00pm

Tuesday
10:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday
10:00am-4:00pm

Thursday
10:00am-4:00pm

Friday
10:00am-4:00pm

Memberships

  • Museums Australia

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf

Entry cost

Free Entry