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The City of London Police Museum is currently being used as a COVID-19 Test Centre for those without symptoms. The museum will remain closed to the public as a visitor attraction until further notice.

The City of London Police has been responsible for policing the Square Mile since 1839. Over the course of more than 175 years, the force’s priority has remained the same: keeping the City safe. Today the force is the UK's leading police force for fraud and economic crime.

The City of London Police Museum tells the story of the City of London Police and some of the major events that the police have dealt with.

Explore the museum online

Listen to the new museum audio-guide from the comfort of your own home.

Discover the stories behind two suffragette bombs from the collection of the City of London Police Museum. Read the story on Google Arts & Culture.

Learning Resources for Families and Teachers

Download free PDF learning resources from the City of London Police Museum, designed for use by families at home or by teachers at school. They are aimed at Key Stage 2 children, aged 7-11.

About the City of London Police

The City of London Police has been responsible for policing the Square Mile since 1839.

The City of London, the financial centre of the UK, may only be 'One Square Mile' but it has its own police force, separate from the Metropolitan Police.

As well as safeguarding the Square Mile and its 9,000 residents, 320,000 workers and the many visitors that come each year to see landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral and Tower Bridge, The City Police specialises in economic crime.

See also

The City of London Police Museum is part of Guildhall Galleries - a collection of eight attractions at Guildhall.