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Half-price Museum entry (usually £6).

Bow Street Police Museum

Half Price Museum admission for Local Residents in the City of Westminster (usually £6).

Bow Street Police Museum tells the story of the early Bow Street Patrols and Runners, London’s first official law enforcement service, and the Metropolitan Police officers who walked the streets of Covent Garden in their footsteps.

Located on the site of the 1881 Bow Street Magistrates’ Court and Police Station, the Museum is filled with rich stories of investigations, arrests and justice being served.

How to claim

The Museum is open Friday to Sunday and operates a timed-entry system. Tickets can be pre-booked online or purchased on arrival, depending on availability.

To purchase tickets in advance, please visit our website and select a Local Residents ticket for every visitor registered at the address.

At checkout, you will be prompted to enter your address, including your postcode, proof of address will be requested when you visit.

To purchase on arrival, please request a local resident's ticket at our ticket desk and present proof of address to a staff member.

Your Westminster City Save card can be used as proof of address.

Terms and conditions

Ticket eligibility

If you have purchased a ticket as a Concession, Local Resident, Friend of Bow Street Police Museum, National Art Pass Member, Tour Guide, or as part of a Group Booking, you may be asked to show proof of eligibility when you arrive at the Museum. Please bring a valid form of ID with you. 

Opening days and hours

Open Friday to Sunday, 11am until 4:30pm (last is at admission is at 4pm).

Contact information 

Address: 28 Bow Street, Martlett Ct, WC2E 7AW


Email: [email protected]