Explore Melbourne and Victoria's social and cultural history through a unique collection of artefacts, displays and documents.

From Australia's largest collection of Kelly Gang armour to forensic evidence from Melbourne’s most notorious crimes, the Victoria Police Museum presents visitors with unique insights and surprises.

Dark Room: Online

The early 20th century was a time of experimentation for crime photographers. Although offenders were the original subjects of crime photography, police photographers soon began to document crime scenes as well as perpetrators. 

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A hidden secret of Melbourne

Situated inside the World Trade Centre on Flinders St, the Victoria Police Museum is a great tribute to the hard working police who keep us safe. From the story of the Kelly Gang through to the Walsh St murders, the Museum offers a great chance to see how policing has changed over the years. Entry is by gold coin donation.

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Reviewed 26 September 2019