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A great little museum, but bigger than I thought initially. Displays include u informs through the centuries, discussions of crime scenes and solving of same, notorious criminals, deadly weapons, lots of original books and documentation, artists renderings, news stories, and the start of the advanced...More
The museum is on the third floor of the Prefecture, and presents a history of the police and issues they've dealt with in different times. Very unspectacular, and rather quaint. A dry place on a rainy day, but of course there are many others, and...More
This is a very interesting hidden gem. It’s located on the third floor of a working police station. There are no signs at first saying this is a museum so it can seem at bit intimidating, especially when you have to empty your pockets and...More
This small museum on the 3rd floor of a working police station is worth visiting, certainly worth it if your in the area around the Parthenon. While the information is mainly in French a fair amount has been translated into English and Spanish.
the history of the Police in Paris.
Uniforms, actual documents, weapons, a section on criminals.
Quite a small museum, in a working police station, with it's own guillotine.
Lovely and quiet.
I'll return when my French is better
You don't expect a working police station to house an intersting museum, but, it is appropriate given the nature of the museum. It was an intersting look at policing in Paris through the ages, and yes, the guillotine is there and quite terrifying when you...More
Part of a functioning police station, this small museum takes you through the history of the police in France and some famous gruesome crimes, as well as uniforms, murder weapons, and documents like laws and old magazine or newspaper covers. You will certainly enjoy it...More
You will spend a most interesting couple of hours in this museum. Of course, you have to be interested in crime – not committing it, but reading true crime. It is not though a museum for children.
Consisting of only 4 rooms, it is not...More