South Australian Police History Museum

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Postal Address: 
GPO Box 1539 ADELAIDE SA 5001

South Australian Police Historical Society is based at the historic Thebarton Police Barracks in Gaol Road, Adelaide. The society records and maintains the history and artifacts of the South Australian Police from 1838 depicted in document, photographic and artifact form, including uniforms and badges. We produce a quarterly newsletter and have five museum galleries, including vehicles caps, badges, crime scene, photographs.  We also cater for tours through our museum and Thebarton Police barracks by prior arrangement only. We can also provide presentations to community and school groups as well as provide volunteers in police uniform and with historic police vehicles for significant events.
Tourism region: 
Adelaide West
History SA Registered
Other facilities: 
Tea/Coffee and scones
Volunteer opportunities: 
We are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested contact the Volunteer Manager on phone 08 8207 4099 or Email: and our Volunteer Manager will contact you to discuss your interest and the process to become a volunteer if suitable.

SA Police Museum Open Day

View a substantial amount of Police memorabilia and photographs which depict the development of the Force since 1838 including 100 years of women in policing, together with the largest collection of uniforms and badges on display and old Police vehicles. 

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