Once at the Justice and Police Museum, you will be able to examine the history of law, crime and policing in New South Wales. You may also explore the atmospheric interior of the building, stand before the Duty Sergeant’s desk in the Charge Room and view the shocking collection of weapons and mug-shots of criminal offenders.
The museum also houses a vast film archive which documents, police investigations, over nine thousand objects and other important records. Here, you will find a wealth of information on policing in New South Wales, the social history of law and crime. The museum also offers a comprehensive school education program, as well as other lively programs designed to provide the public with information. It's great fun exploring the corridors of the Museum with names deeply carved into the sandstone walls, as well as meticulous handwriting preserved in the numerous forms and documents the former court building contains.
Check out the huge assortment of weapons dating back as far as 1910 in the Crime Museum. Walk down the foreboding Corridor of Cells and imagine what it was like for the criminals in past days.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Justice and Police MuseumFee: Yes
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.
- Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cnr Albert & Phillip Sts
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Phone: +61 2 9252 1144
Mke K. Nov-29-2018
The museum is on the smaller side, and there isn't a days full of things to see or do, but for the price of admission, what there is there to see, and the... Read More
Christina M. Apr-22-2016
We made the trip here last weekend to use up more of the multi-entry tickets we bought in Jan (importantly, before they expired). Daughter had been here... Read More
Niamh D. Jan-22-2016
Was eager to visit here as it only opens wkds. A very well cared for museum and it is housed in part in an old police station. Provides details on... Read More
Accommodations near Justice and Police Museum:
|Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|L2, T2, T3 or Ferry||Circular Quay||1 minute|
How to get to Justice and Police Museum by
By Train or Ferry: Exit at Circular Quay, cross the street and walk east on on Alfred Street to Phillip Street and follow it around the corner to Albert Street. The museum is right on the southeast corner.
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