Sunday, March 11, 2007

Beijing Police Museum

Beijing Police Museum, located in the Foreign Legation Quarter, a short walk from Tianamen Square is an interesting insight into the history, equipment and methods of China's police forces.

Beijing Police Museum

Housed in the former CitiBank building, the multi-storey museum outlines the historical origins of the Chinese police force, exhibits a collection of over 8,000 police weapons and tools since the Han Dynasty, an interesting display of forensic fingerprinting techniques, instruments of torture, plus a chance to shoot laser pistols at moving targets on the 4th floor. All this for 5 RMB.

36 Dongjiaomin Xiang, Dongcheng
Tel: 8522 5018
Nearest Subway Station Wangfujing

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