Museum and Discovery Centre40 College Street,
About the Museum and Discovery Centre
The Toronto Police Museum & Discovery Centre is a not-for-profit registered Charity, operating in close partnership with, but separate from the Toronto Police Service. The Toronto Police Museum & Discovery Centre was built entirely from private donations.
The Museum is solely funded through guided tours, sales from our Gift-Shop, and research requests.
Whether you have only a few minutes or an hour or two, enjoy a delightful visit to the Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre. Occupying 3,000 square feet in the atrium at Police Headquarters building, the Museum reflects the rich tradition and history of policing in our great city.
Built entirely from private donations, our facility offers a vibrant blend of the new and old, with interesting interactive displays dedicated to expanding the community's understanding of policing in Toronto.
For information or tour bookings, please call 416-808-7020 or e-mail us.
The museum is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Toronto Police Museum exists solely on the profits of our gift shop and donations. We hold a charitable status and all donations collected during tours or research will go back into the museum reserve fund.
All visits to the museum must be booked ahead of time by calling the Museum information line at 416-808-7020, or via e-mail. Visitors will be required to hand-in their booking receipt along with their donation on the day of visit.
Before starting your tour or visit, please come to our Gift Shop located beside the College Street Front door.
Gift shop hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All inquires must be submitted through e-mail. Donation will very depending on the type of request. ie. photos, reports, etc. Donations must be handed to the museum. Method of payment: cash or check. Checks must be made out to "The Toronto Police Museum & Discovery Centre."
If you have any items ie. police memorabilia, old uniforms, artifacts etc. that you would like to donate to the Police Museum, please contact the Museum staff at (416) 808-7020.
Read the Herstory: Milestones in the History of the Toronto Police Service Women document.