The Cleveland Police Museum • 1300 Ontario Street • Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • 216.623.5055

Open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2pm or by appointment


An impressive array of facts, stories, and artifacts.



Our convenient traveling box featuring unique artifacts, documents, and photos.

Museum in a Box


Our Speakers Bureau offers presentations on topics related to the history of the CPD.

Speakers Bureau


Apparel, Accessories, Books, and More!

Cop Shop

Our Collections

Our Museum covers the entire history of the Cleveland Police Department, from its beginnings in the mid-1800s to modern day. From Eliot Ness to the gruesome Torso Murders, we have plenty of interesting displays. To get a peek, click to enter below.

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Our Vintage Fleet will be at the 2022 Classic Auto Show & Cruise In on August 18-20 in Dublin, OH. Come enjoy great cars, great food and great music all for a great cause! Join car enthusiasts and spectators from across the Midwest as they descend upon Dublin, Ohio, on August 18-20, 2022, to check out 1,000 unique street rods, classic cars and street machines as the Annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show and Cruise-In celebrates its 40th ... See MoreSee Less
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Visit our Vintage Fleet at the Sliman's Comet Car Cruise (Car Show)!Sliman's in Amherst is hosting the 2nd Annual Comet Car Cruise on August 14th from 10 am-2 pm!The winner of our Jeep Wrangler Give-A-Way to support the American Red Cross Ukraine Refugee Relief Fund will be drawn live at 1:30 pm. Tickets for the raffle can be purchased online for $100 at or in person at the car show until 12:00 pm.The car show will feature trophies, prizes, 50/50 raffle and more. Bring out your vehicle for the show or come see all the awesome cars. Trophies will be given out for classic cars, Jeeps and more! ... See MoreSee Less
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Badge Pining Ceremony for the 150th Cleveland Police Academy Class at the Cleveland Police Museum. CONGRATULATIONS! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Cleveland Police Historical Society and Museum exists to collect and preserve police history and to use its collection and programs to educate the public and foster mutual understanding and respect between law enforcement and the public.

Cleveland Police Historical Society

1300 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216.623.5055


Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 am – 2 pm.
Tours are also available by appointment; use our contact form for your request.
Admission is always free
If the Cleveland Municipal School District is closed due to inclement weather, the Museum will be closed as well.

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