Vancouver Police Museum, Vancouver

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Explore the city's history of law enforcement and crime with a visit to Vancouver Police Museum, the oldest police museum in North America. The museum was inaugurated in 1986, with the building having spent the previous century as the coroner's court and autopsy lab. Follow the history of crime in Vancouver, illustrated with over 20,000 artifacts, documents, and photographs chronicling over 125 years of law enforcement. These include confiscated firearms, counterfeit currency, and various other memorabilia. Younger visitors may enjoy the tours offered by the museum catering specifically to kids. For Vancouver Police Museum and beyond, use our Vancouver trip planner to get the most from your Vancouver vacation.
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  • Museum located in Chinatown which is worth a visit. Criminal history of Vancouver. Very interesting.
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  • What a neat little museum! I’m a true crime fan, am I found this fascinating. Check for a Groupon if you go.  more »
  • Smallish Museum. Figures with uniforms from the past, two motorbikes, women in policing, advances in rank. Drug trade info. Morgue/coroner’s office with very good books, plus slices of human organs sh...  more »

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