Greater Manchester Police Museum

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Greater Manchester Police Museum
Established 1981
Location 57A Newton Street
Manchester
M1 1ET
England
Coordinates 53°28′57″N 2°19′34″W / 53.482444°N 2.32612°W / 53.482444; -2.32612Coordinates: 53°28′57″N 2°19′34″W / 53.482444°N 2.32612°W / 53.482444; -2.32612
Type Police Museum
Website GMP Museum

The Greater Manchester Police Museum is a former police station converted into a museum and archives detailing the history of the policing in Greater Manchester. It was home to Manchester City Police then its successors Manchester and Salford Police and Greater Manchester Police from 1879 until 1979.[1][2]

Upon its conversion to a museum in 1981 the interior has been designed to reflect its past and serves a reminder of Victorian policing. The building was Grade II listed in 1994 as Former Newton Street Police Station[3]

Location[edit]

Located on Newton Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter it is a short walk away from Piccadilly Gardens and Piccadilly railway station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester Police Stations and Buildings 1794-1906". Victorian Police Stations. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Newton Street Police Station City Centre". Victorian Police Stations. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  3. ^ "Former Newton Street Police Station". Manchester Gov. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 

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