Take an in-depth look at the inner workings of the Vancouver Police Department at the Vancouver Police Museum. Housed in the original Coroner’s Court, City Morgue and Autopsy Facility, the museum offers an unprecedented view of the city's law enforcement.
In 1986, the Vancouver Police Museum opened its doors to the public with artifacts ranging from counterfeit currency to confiscated weapons. On display are actual evidence from real cases. The Vancouver Police Museum has much to explore and discover. You'll be captivated by exhibits like True Crimes and Behind the Lines. You'll stand amazed at the history in front of you, as each exhibit brings you behind the blue line and into the intense and demanding world of law enforcement.
The museum's design ushers visitors through Vancouver's police history. From traffic violations to some of Vancouver's most notorious crimes, you'll get up close to all the activity. Tour the former city morgue and autopsy rooms, and even take part in an interactive crime scene investigation.
There are several ways to experience this innovative museum to get the most out of your visit. They offer private and group tours, available in several different languages. The Vancouver Police Museum also regularly hosts several events and new exhibits.
Click the link below to find out more about ticket information, hours of operation, special events, and tours. You'll have a criminally good time at the Vancouver Police Museum. Don't worry, no bond money needed (but, by all means, bring money to buy some cool souvenirs from the gift shop).
Note: Due to the building housing the museum being historic, it is not wheelchair accessible.
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