Saturday 15 August 2015

Cop Cars

20 July 2015 - 30 November 2015

An exhibition of model police cars and Copperton model village. Opens July 20th. Normal Admission Charges. The exhibtion consists of an extensive collection of model police cars, ranging from a Model T Ford up to a BMW 5 Series. The collection was originally amassed by David Hirst who joined Leeds City Police in 1969. He retired in 1993 as a result…

Prison & Police Museum

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Seven Weeks of Summer Fun

20 July 2015 - 4 September 2015

Seven weeks of summer fun for each week of the school summer holidays. We are hosting across all three museums a programme of family themed activities every weekday through the summer holidays. Do you want to learn more about the food at the Workhouse, and try making bread? Do you want to experience being a judge and sentence…

Workhouse, Prison & Police and Courthouse Museums on different weeks

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Escapology Attempt

15 August 2015

UK Escape Artist Riley will attempt to escape from Cell No.1 at Ripon Prison & Police Museum. Back in 1983 UK Escape Artist David De-Val managed to escape from this very cell in 11 minutes, having worked out Houdini's methods. Rebecca Taylor, daughter of the late David De-Val, has put up a challenge to "Riley", a lifelong friend of her father,…

Prison and Police Museum

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