Thames Valley Police Museum
Thames Valley Police Training Centre
0118 932 6748
0118 932 5748
The museum can be found at the Force Training Centre at Sulhamstead near Reading. Schools and youth organisations such as cub and brownie packs are particularly welcome to visit the museum. To make an appointment call the museum on 0118 932 6748. The curator is available to visit schools with exhibits from the museum and to talk about policing during Victorian times and the Second World War. The Curator is also able to do research enquiries for a small fee. There is an annual family fun day which is open to all and offers displays from numerous police departments, including the mounted and dog sections.
Mon-Fri drop-in. Curator tours by appt only.
Exhibits include items from the Great Train Robbery, a Triumph Saint Motorbike, an old control room desk, old uniforms and various photographs, helmets, truncheons, whistles and charge books.
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