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Bow Street prison cells to become London’s newest museum
Bow Street prison cells to become London’s newest museum

Bow Street prison cells to become London’s newest museum

In 1881, a police station and courthouse opened in Covent Garden, and in 2021, it will reopen as a museum of policing history.

Dec
18
2020
The myth of the famous policeman’s cloak hook
The myth of the famous policeman’s cloak hook

The myth of the famous policeman’s cloak hook

A building near Leicester Square is famous for one small thing that is pointed out by every tour guide who passes it. Can you see it?

May
30
2019
Met Police’s Heritage Centre revamps for female police centenary
Met Police’s Heritage Centre revamps for female police centenary

Met Police’s Heritage Centre revamps for female police centenary

A little known heritage museum for the Metropolitan Police has had a revamp of its display to highlight 100 years of women in London's police force.

Feb
20
2019