This museum is a 3,000 sq ft. atrium located in the Police Headquarters building. It is dedicated to expanding the community’s understanding of policing in Toronto from 1834 to the present.
Conservation / Preservation:
Many artefacts related to policing and the administration of justice in Toronto from 1834 to the present, including police weapons, uniforms, vehicles, and other policing technology, and police station furniture.
A small, on-site archive containing photographs, newspaper clippings, Chief annual reports, police reports, log-books, and other documents. Museum staff is available to assist with research requests for a fee/donation, but archive materials are not accessible to the public. Requests must be made by email.
- Displays of artefacts, such as weapons and uniforms, from the collection that illustrate the changing nature of policing from 1834 to the present; vehicles in particular are accessible to young children.
- Recreations of crime scenes, jail cells, police stations, and court rooms.
Address & Contact Information:
40 College Street
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Key Words: police, legal