Housing of Police Museum
This building was built in 1734 by order of the Portugese Grandmaster Manoel de Vilhena as a home for homeless women. The homeless learned how to read, write and were taught several trades like how to process cotton, card and weave.
From 1850 onwards the building was used as a general hospital during the British period. In the Second World War rooms were built underneath the building to treat patients who were not mobile when there was a bomb alarm.
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There were also two operating rooms.
Since 1954 this building is used as the Police Headquarters. The Maltese Police Force was founded in 1814 and is the first Police Force in Europe which falls under Civil law and not under Military law.
Volunteers have organized a museum which exists of two rooms. One shows the history of the Police Force and the other shows sceneries of explicit murder cases in Malta. Therefore, entrance under 18 years, is not permitted.
This museum has been realized and is being maintained by volunteers. Your donation is welcome.
Open Only on Sunday
From 10:00 to 13:00
Ticket / admission fee
|This museum has been realized and is being maintained by volunteer. Your donation is welcome.|
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The history of the police is displayed, such as weapons, clothing, attributes, etc.
Several crime scene locations have been recreated.
Recreated crime scene details.
Old police communication room.
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