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The police museum was set up in the 1980's to explain and illustrate Northern Ireland's unique and often contentious policing history. Our collection includes police uniforms, equipment, medals and archives from the early 1800's to the present day and also weapons used against the police over the years.

To add a personal touch, visitors are personally shown round by the Curator, which takes about 40 minutes. We also have a reference library and archive which allows visitors to find information on ancestors who served in the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) and early Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC). Academic researchers are welcome to use the musem's archive of police records from the 1840's onwards.


Opening times:
Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm. Evenings by arrangement

Tel: 028 9065 0222 ext 22499
Address: Police Service of Northern Ireland Headquarters, Brooklyn, 65 Knock Road, Belfast Co. Antrim, BT5 6LE


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