Museum events

Museum events

  • Meet one of your local Police Officers

    Wed 2 October, 1-2pm (week 1)

    Thurs 3 October, 1-2pm (week 1)

    All ages

    Free, no booking required

    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 Police. 

     

     

  • Armed Offenders Squad Visit

    Tues 1 October, 2-3pm (School Holidays week 1)

    Tues 8 October, 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

    Wed 9 and Thurs 10 October 1:30pm - 2:30pm (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. 

    Book at museum reception

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

  • Scene of Crimes Officer Workshop: Latent Fingerprint Evidence

    Mon 30 September (week 1) and Mon 7 October (week 2), 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.

    Book at museum reception

    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