The New Zealand Police Museum provides educational opportunities for all visitors, including free self-guided visits and activity sheets, or charged workshops and tours.

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Our New Zealand Police Museum Junior Detective Trail and Senior Detective Mysteries are packed full of fun activities that will keep children of all ages engaged and entertained. Activity sheets are free, fun and change every school holiday.

Enjoy our museum favourites and try out police uniforms and the M.O.T. motorbike; they make a great photo opportunities!

Schools & Groups

Group tours are available on request and can be adapted to suit individual needs and ages. Group booking charges:

  • adults $5
  • children $5
  • senior citizens $3
  • student on school trip $3

The New Zealand Police Museum covers a wide range of topics and issues including; the role of police, the Rainbow Warrior bombing, Springbok Tour, overseas service including the Boxing Day Tsunami and the Disaster Victim Identification team, forensics, drugs, gambling, weaponry and other police specialist teams.

Check out the Police Museum experience and education programme (PDF 83KB) to find out more about what is on offer. Advance bookings are required.


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Important Information

Museum displays reflect the nature of police work and some displays deal with issues of violence and death. All class visits are adjusted to be age appropriate. For this reason mixed aged groups are not recommended.

Pre-visit information (PDF, 129KB)
Risk Assessment Management (RAMS) (PDF, 136KB)