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The Crime Museum Uncovered

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Time Out says

Uncover history's famous crime scenes in this exhibition of previously unseen police artefacts

The city's most inaccessible museum must surely be The Crime Museum, a macabre collection of evidence and criminal tales which was created in 1875 but has only ever been open to police professionals and invited guests. Now we can all get a glimpse of the gory details, though, as its most fascinating exhibits will be on display at the Museum of London in this exhibition which reveals previously unseen details and secrets from real-life high profile crimes such as the Acid Bath Murderer, the Great Train Robbery and the Millennium Dome Diamond Heist. Visitors will also find out more about the challenges the police face while trying to keep London legal, exploring themes such as terrorism, espionage and counterfeiting.

Read our blog post from the exhibition and check out for the accompanying events programme.


£15, £12.50 adv, from £10 Wednesdays; concs £12.50/£10/from £8
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