Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

Organisation: Museum

Collections held: Courts, Police

Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

57A Newton Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

Contact: Curator /

Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

"Police!" (1989) Archive publications

"Law and Order in Manchester" (2009) The History Press

Historic Buildings?

The museum is set within the Victorian Newton Street Police Station (opened 1879). The museum also contains an 1895 Magistrates' Courtroom, rescued from nearby Denton Police Station.

Who can access the collection?

Internal only (staff), External (public), Registered users, Online access (catalogue only), Online (digital records)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 5001-10,000
Photographs: 1001-5000
Objects: 1001-5000
Artwork: Less than 10
Books/journals/magazines: 1001-5000