Police Information Centre

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Staffed by friendly coppers (indeed, it's a working police office), this small room has information on almost every aspect of policing in Edinburgh both past and present. Historic exhibits include a macabre business-card holder made from the cured skin of grave-robber William Burke, vicious weapons and some rather splendid truncheons.


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Police Information Centre details

Address
188 High Street

Area Old Town

Transport Bus 23, 27, 35, 41, 42, 45 or Nicolson Street-North Bridge buses

Telephone 0131 226 6966

Police Information Centre website

Open May-Aug 10am-9.30pm daily. Mar, Apr, Sept, Oct 10am-7.30pm daily. Nov-Feb 10am-5.30pm daily.

Admission free.

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