Old Police Cell Museum Brighton

Brighton is a fun and happy city but what’s underneath may surprise you! So why not visit the historic murder scene under Brighton’s town hall for a creepy tour of the city’s criminal past. The guided tours are run by former police offers who hold expert knowledge about the history of the cells and the city’s worst criminals. This is not just a regular museum you even get to learn about the eerie story of chief constable Henry Solomon who was murdered in 1844 and can try on real uniforms from different periods!

Where can I find the police museum in Brighton?

Located in the basement of Brighton town hall in the heart of the city centre, the old police cell museum is the perfect day out for family and friends looking for something a bit different!

The Old Police cell museum is definitely a must-see venue – you will see what the police station looked like and learn about 200 years of Brighton policing history. This is a family-friendly museum with private tours available as well as educational tours for younger pupils to learn about history and take part in creative activities.

  • Free entry (donations appreciated)
  • open 10am- 1pm Monday & Saturday

Check out things to do nearby...