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Toronto Police Museum

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History of our Police

Spent about 1 hour, no admission charge at Police Headquarters. Displays set up relative to history... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Big cheers for the guide

An interesting compact history of the Toronto Police Force and its notorious cases since 1850s... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
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Using interactive displays, this museum documents the history of the Canadian police, as well as its present operations.
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40 College St | At Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5G 2J3, Canada
+1 416-808-7020
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Spent about 1 hour, no admission charge at Police Headquarters. Displays set up relative to history of force and some previous crimes in the city. Worth the visit.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

If you have an interest in policing this is a decent wee museum. We were welcomed by two officers that searched our bags, one even gave us a song, he didn’t do requests though. We had a wee wonder around and the various bits and...More

Thank boredkilliefan
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This museum is portrayed to be small but inside it covers a good sized space and is well thought out and interesting in general policing that goes way back. If you have a couple hours, don't pass this one up. They do require advance notice...More

1  Thank Cher A
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

An interesting compact history of the Toronto Police Force and its notorious cases since 1850s. Photo opportunities by crashed police cars and old style police station. The highlight was the lively talk by the historical researcher who brings the exhibits alive , is so knowledgeable...More

Thank academic45
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

You can make the criminal background check or vulnerable sector check here. The latter is more expensive and more complicated. $65 for 2-3 weeks, double price to expedite. Only money order or certified check are accepted. If you don't have, the nearest RBC branches are...More

Thank Navigate802757
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We happened to stumble across this museum steps away from our hotel. There are some interesting police-history exhibits and a couple of good photo opportunities. Admission is a free-will offering; for those who are interested in Toronto Police Service attire, a gift shop is across...More

Thank kOps210
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The museum is located inside the downtown police station and is free. They do have a container at the entrance asking for donations to maintain it. The gift shop there is excellent and has many items that kids would like!!

1  Thank Becky R
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was free to have a look round. There wasn't anyone else there when we went. Some of the exhibits had fallen over and blocked the descriptions. There are some interesting cases displayed. Very good exhibition overall. The shop in the foyer had very friendly...More

Thank alleng5
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Free activity (donation suggested). This museum was probably designed in the 1980s or beginning of the 1990s and it seems that it hasn't really been updated since. Little boys will enjoy seeing the police car and motorcycle. It's a fun activity to do if you...More

1  Thank IsaPhD
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The museum has a lot of information panels to read about the history of policing in Toronto. Some of the history is about the various police chief (maybe commissioners) through the years. Some is about the various smaller police departments that were eventually merged to...More

Thank mtrodgers99
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Response from Becky R | Reviewed this property |
We walked from our hotel so I am not sure if there is or not. The police museum gift shop phone # is 416-808-7024