The 3,000-square-foot Toronto Police Museum shines a spotlight on the history and stories of policing the city since 1834. Alongside the uniforms, badges, handcuffs, batons, and other standard equipment there are some more unusual items—all guarded by a large moose sculpture.
You’ll pass under the stone entrance arch from the Court Street Station—one of the city’s first, built in 1834—and the life-size recreation of a 1920s-era station (Police Station No. 7) features a flash-light call box outside and an unhappy-looking prisoner in the green-doored cell alongside.
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