Thames Valley Police Museum

Thames Valley Police Museum
Thames Valley Police Museum, Sulhamstead House, Sulhamstead, Reading
Region or country
England (South East & Isle of Wight)

Thames Valley Police has a small museum at the White House, at the Thames Valley Police training centre in Sulhamstead. It includes displays on the history of Thames Valley Police and the five police forces that merged to form it: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxford City, Oxfordshire and Reading Borough.

What can be found at the venue?
Records or archive, Collection of artifacts
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
The museum's collections include items from the Great Train Robbery of 1963, uniforms, equipment, medals, scenes of crime evidence, and Amelia Dyer.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
Museum guests are encouraged to bring their smartphone and headphones to benefit from the full interactive visitor experience.

Opening: The museum is currently only open on Wednesdays. Visitors can attend between 10:00-12:00 without having to book an appointment.

Charges: Adults, £3 per person; Senior citizens, £2.50 per person; Children under 12 – no charge; school groups and youth organisations – no charge; charity organisations – no charge; non-appointment Wednesday between 10am and 12pm – no charge

Research facilities: The museum can no longer conduct research requests into service and family history.
Available services or facilities
Visitor parking
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
The TVP Museum is located within an operational police facility. You must remain accompanied by a member of the Museum team throughout your visit.
Other connected heritage sites, museums or archives
Milton Keynes Police Museum [see Directory Entry]
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