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There’s plenty happening at the museum for the whole family to explore

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The Murder of Nicholas Pickle

Step into a world of mystery and intrigue at the West Midlands Police Museum’s Murder Mystery Event on Friday, 15th December – a Christmas party-inspired night that will test your detective skills and immerse you in a thrilling whodunit experience! Think you have what it takes to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes? Gather your friends …

Date: 15th December 2023

Time: Event begins at 18:30, doors open at 18:15

Tickets: 24.00

Family Forensics Scene Investigation Workshop

Embark on a thrilling adventure into the world of crime-solving at our Family Forensics Scene Investigation event! Ever wondered how forensic investigators unravel mysteries at crime scenes? Now’s your chance to become a part of the action. Join us in the new year for an immersive forensics workshop where you and your family can delve …

Date: 4th January 2024

Time: Hour long slots at 10:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 14:00

Tickets: Tickets from £27.00

black and white image of a policeman standing in a door way, his torch shining on a dead body

The Murder of Robert McAllan

Join us on Friday 26th January for a 1970’s-inspired murder mystery night. Fancy your chances as a detective or know someone who thinks they are the next Sherlock Holmes? If so, then come join us after hours in the atmospheric setting of the Victorian Lock Up. There’s been a murder and we need your help …

Date: 26th January 2024

Time: Event begins at 18:30, doors open at 18:15.

Tickets: £24.00

Beyond the Mask

This is the death mask of a convicted Victorian murderess. It is hard to imaging there was a time when arsenic was an everyday product, freely available over the shop counter – would you keep arsenic alongside the porridge and sugar? Howard, a retired Coventry West Midlands Police Officer will look at some 18th & …

Date: 3rd February 2024

Time: Doors open 5:30pm, Talk starts at 6pm

Tickets: 10

Ghosts at the Lock Up

Join us on Friday 9th February for a night of ghost stories and spooky tales. The Police deal with some very unusual incidents, some of them involving strange sightings and mysteries that just can’t be explained. As you follow the route around the atmospheric setting of our Victorian Lock Up, you will hear some of …

Date: 9th February 2024

Time: First group leaves at 17:45 and they run every 15 minutes with the last leaving at 19:00

Tickets: £15.00

Victorian Gothic

Don’t Go Into The Cellar present an anthology stage show based on a classic trio of nineteenth century chillers ‘The Body Snatcher’, ‘The Monkey’s Paw’ and ‘Lot No249’. Dramatic story-telling in the theatre style at its best! Actor Jonathan Goodwin performs a show scripted by himself and co-directed by Gary Archer. Friday 1st March Time: …

Date: 1st March 2024

Time: Doors open at 18:30 for a 19:00 start

Tickets: £17.00