Museum events

Museum events

  • Police Dog Section Visit

    Tue 9 July, 2-3pm (School Holidays week 1)

    Tue 16 July, 2-3pm (School Holidays week 2)

    All ages

    Free, no booking required

    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)

  • Armed Offenders Squad Visit

    Thurs 11 July, 2-3pm (School Holidays week 1)

    Wed 17 July, 2-3pm (School Holidays week 2)

    All ages

    Free, no booking required

    This is an amazing opportunity to find out more how the AOS support frontline Police with pre-planned search warrants and control emergency call-outs involving offensive weapons. Learn about the vital role of the AOS, check out the equipment and ask questions.

    (Please note: our invited AOS member is operational and in the event of an emergency may not be able to attend).

  • Scene of Crime Officer Workshop: Footwear Impression Evidence

    Mon 15 and Thu 18 July 1:30pm - 2:30pm (School Holidays week 2)

    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. 

    Thursday session featuring a real Scene of Crime Officer (SOCO)!

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

    Book at museum reception

    P (04) 238 3141, E museum@police.govt.nz                 

  • Scene of Crimes Officer Workshop: Latent Fingerprint Evidence

    Mon 8 and Wed 10 July, 1:30pm – 2:30pm (School Holidays week 1)

    7 - 12 years
    $5 per child

    Bookings required

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

    Monday session featuring a real Scene of Crime Officer (SOCO)!

    Book at museum reception

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

    P (04) 238 3141, E 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