Museum events

Museum events

  • Meet one of your local Police Officers
    Tues 20 April, 1-2pm (week 1) 
    Tues 27 April, 1-2pm (week 2)

    All ages

    Free, no booking rquired

    Visit the museum and also meet a local Porirua Police Officer. You will have the opportunity to ask the officer questions, have a chat and find out more about what a police officer does and the different roles within New Zealand Police.

    Public parking is on Papakowhai Road, please enter the Police College on foot.

  • Police Dog Section Visit
    Wed 21 April, 1-2pm (week 1)
    Wed 28 April, 1-2pm (week 2)

    All ages

    Free, bookings required. Register here on Eventfinda: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2021/police-dog-section-visit/porirua-mana 

    Find out more about the integral roles that working dogs and their handlers play on the front line protecting our streets and communities. Meet the dogs and their handlers with an opportunity to ask the handlers questions and see the dogs in action.

    (Please note: all of our invited dog section teams are operational and in the event of an emergency may not be able to attend).

    Public parking is on Papakowhai Road, please enter the Police College on foot.

  • Scene of Crime Officer Workshop: Footwear Impression Evidence

    BOOKED OUT

    Thursday 22 (week 1) and Thursday 29 April (week 2) 1:30pm – 2:30pm

    7 - 12 years             
    $5 per child

    Bookings required

    Create a footprint cast and record a shoe impression using forensic techniques. All junior recruits take home their own cast and impression. 

    Both sessions featuring a real Scene of Crime Officer (SOCO)!

    (Please note: our invited SOCO is operational and may not be able to attend).

     

    Note: for all events public parking is on Papakowhai Road, please enter the Police College on foot

     

    Book at museum reception.

    Phone - (04) 238 3141

    Email - museum@police.govt.nz      

     

  • Scene of Crime Officer Workshop: Latent Fingerprint Evidence

    BOOKED OUT

    Monday 19 and Friday 23 April (week 1), 1:30pm-2:30pm

    7 - 12 years
    $5 per child

    Bookings required

    Learn to dust, develop and lift fingerprints. All junior recruits take home their own fingerprint evidence.

    Both sessions featuring a real Scene of Crime Officer (SOCO)!
     
    (Please note: our invited SOCO is operational and may not be able to attend).
     
     
    Note: for all events public parking is on Papakowhai Road, please enter the Police College on foot.
     

    Book at museum reception.

    Phone - (04) 238 3141

    Email - museum@police.govt.nz                                                                                                       

  • Museum Tours

    Available everyday, 10am - 5pm
    Bookings required
    5 years+

    Museum tours are available for visiting groups and can be adapted to suit individual needs and ages. To find out more about museum tours, view the Police Museum learning and experience programme (PDF 288KB).

    Tour charges, per person:
    Children $5
    Adults $5
    Seniors $3

    To make a booking::
    P (04) 238 3141
    E Police Museum contact form