Glasgow Police Museum

At the Glasgow Police Museum you have the unique opportunity to step into the compelling and dramatic history of the United Kingdom's oldest police force.

Telling the stories of the people who served in the Glasgow Police is the principal theme of the museum. Painstaking
research has uncovered interesting, little-known facts concerning the lives, careers and personalities of the
characters who policed the city during 200 years of its history.

Complementary to the historical exhibits, our vibrant display of Worldwide police uniforms, headgear, badges and insignia is the largest in Europe. Established in 1966, this growing collection consists of over 5000 colourful items.

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Opening hours

1 April - 31 October:
Mon - Sat 10.00-16.30
Sun 12.00-16.30

1 November - 31 March:
Tues 10.00-16.30
Sun 12.00-16.30

Group visits welcome throughout the year.

Admission charges


Glasgow Police Museum
First Floor
30 Bell Street
Merchant City
G1 1LG




0141 552 1818

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