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 is helping the Ohio State Highway Patrol celebrate it's 90th Anniversary this summer. You have a few more chances to see them at the following events: - Sept 30 at the Wooster Post Open House or the Elyria Open House- Oct 6 at the Akron Post Open House- Oct 21 at the Canton Post Open House- Nov 22 at the Vermilion Valley Service Plaza Customer Appreciation Event ... See MoreSee Less
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The Vintage Fleet at the 2023 Cleveland Heroes Run in West Park. ... See MoreSee Less
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Visit our Vintage Fleet in Crestline today from 9am - 3pm ... See MoreSee Less
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Visit our Vintage Fleet at the 10th Annual Classic Car Show in Plymouth, OH on Saturday, September 16 from 9am - 2pm. ... 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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