Museum events

Museum events

  • Junior Detective Trail

    Everyday, 10am - 5pm (except Christmas Day)

    4 years +

    Junior Detective Trail 

    Junior Detective we need your help.

    Your mission is to find the rainbows and tell us at Museum HQ what you find.



    8 years +

    Senior Detective Mystery

    Put your detective skills to the test with our Senior Detective Mystery: Operation: Clue
    Examine the evidence and eliminate suspects, locations and weapons as you go to solve the case.

    Can you solve the mystery? 

    No pencil and paper needed, try it out on our in-house app. 




  • Police Dog Section Visit
    Wednesday 12 April, 11am - 12pm (week 1)
    Wednesday 19 April, 11am - 12pm (week 2)


    All ages

    Free, bookings required. Register here on Eventfinda:

    f you’ve always wondered about our dog handlers, book in for our Dog Section Workshop and come see them at the Museum. Ask those burning questions you have.

    (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: Latent Fingerprint Evidence

    Tuesday 11 April 2023 (week 1), 11am – 12pm 

    Monday 17 April 2023 (week 2), 11am – 12pm 

    Friday 21 April 2023 (week 2) 11am – 12pm


    7 - 12 years
    $5 per child

    Bookings required

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

    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 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