Beijing Attractions: Beijing Police Museum
Beijing Police Museum 北京警察博物馆
- Quirky, interesting museum
- Located in the Foreign Legation Quarter
- Displays the history of Beijing's police force
- Over 8,000 exhibits
- Close to Tiananmen Square
Beijing Police Museum, located in the Foreign Legation Quarter, a short walk from Tiananmen Square is an interesting insight into the history, equipment and methods of China's police forces.
Housed in the former colonial-era CitiBank building, the multi-storey Beijing Police Museum outlines the historical origins of the Chinese police force, exhibits a collection of over 8,000 police weapons and tools since the Han Dynasty, an interesting display of forensic fingerprinting techniques, instruments of torture, plus a chance to shoot laser pistols at moving targets on the 4th floor. All this for 5 RMB.
The Beijing Police Museum's four floors are each dedicated to a particular theme: history of the Beijing police, criminal investigation, police functions and police equipment including weapons.
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Beijing Police Museum Access
36 Dongjiaomin Xiang, Dongcheng
Tel: 8522 5018
Hours: 9am-pm daily
The nearest subway station to Beijing Police Museum is Wangfujing.
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