The Police museum was founded in 1957 by the then chief constable My Edward Pendleton.
Coventry police force was formed in March 1836 and was abolished in October 1969 when it became part of the Warwickshire and Coventry force.
The museum is split into different areas, each dealing with different aspects of policing. All exhibits and historical facts have a Coventry link. Included in the museum is Mary Ball's death mask; the last woman to be hung in Coventry 1849.
All areas of the museum will be open to look around. Those wishing to visit should meet in the front car park (Little Park Street). Meeting point will have signs in place by the canopy entrance.
Please note that one area of the museum is over 15's only.
No booking required
The museum is reached via a staircase leading to the basement of the police station, however there is a lift from ground floor to the basement.
Max 10 people per tour/session.