Thames Valley Police Museum

Last updated: 24/07/2019

Thames Valley Police has a small museum at the White House, Sulhamstead (near Reading, Berkshire), formerly headquarters of the Berkshire Constabulary and now Thames Valley Police's training centre.

The museum 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.

The museum's collections include items from the Great Train Robbery of 1963, uniforms, equipment, medals, photographs, scenes of crime evidence, and occurrence and charge books.

A booklet on the history of Thames Valley Police and its predecessor forces is now available. It contains information and photographs taken from the archives of the Force Museum at Sulhamstead.

The booklet costs £1.50. For more information please email the Museum curator or call 01865 542 704 .

Who to contact

Telephone
01865 542 704
E-mail
TVPMuseum@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
Website
Thames Valley Police Museum

Where to go

Address
Sulhamstead House
Sulhampstead
Sulhamstead
Postcode
RG7 4DU

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Please contact provider for more details.

Other Details

Costs

Details
Adults £3 per session; Children under 12 Free

Availability

Age Ranges
4-11
11-16
16-18
18-25

Age Range Notes

Age Range: 5-20 year olds

Other notes

By appointment only. Individual research visits £6. Group visit £3per person. The museum includes displays on the history of Thames Valley Police and the five police forces that merged to from it: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxford City, Oxfordshire and Reading Borough. The mseum's collections include items frome the Great Train Robbery of 1963, iniforms, equipment, medals, photographs, scenes of crime evidence, and occurence and charge books.

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