This interesting museum is located in the Lake Gardens area of the city. It charts the history of the Royal Malaysia Police during the Malay Sultanate of Malacca, the Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese Occupation of Malaya and the period prior to independence. Exhibits include a staggering amount of police uniforms from each one of the Malaya States police forces, medals, weapons, vehicles etc.
Open: 10am-6pm Tues-Sun, 10am-12.30pm & 2.30-6pm Fri. Closed Mondays. Admission: Free.
The Police Museum was opened in 1961 and displays several thousand items pertaining to crime and crime prevention, artifacts and documents. It has a very interesting collection of everything to do with the Malaysian Police, from its founding through to the present day, describing important events and displaying the memorabilia.
Attractions - Weapons used by secret societies, communist documents, police uniform. Display of police artifacts up to five centuries ago - from the Malacca sultanate through the colonial era till the present.
For me this was an unusual museum. What does the police need an museum I thought?
The museum was opened in 1961. The museum is dedicated to the history and activities of the Royal Malaysian Police dating back to the Melaka Sultanate.