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Justice & Police Museum open Thursday & Friday nights

Sydney’s fascinating underworld comes to life every Thursday and Friday night at the nearby Justice & Police Museum as part of the city’s Culture Up Late initiative.

With its 1890s holding cells, offices, charge room and courts, the Justice & Police Museum draws you into a world of crime, punishment and policing, from bushrangers, sly grog and razor gangs to forensics.

Compelling exhibitions, including a vast archive of crime scene photography and mug shots, reveal more than a century of underworld Sydney. Crooks and cops, thugs and judges, locals and drifters – the guilty and the innocent have all left their stories there.

Hear salacious tales of some of Sydney’s most infamous criminals from bushranger Andrew George Scott, alias Captain Moonlite, to Henry Louis Bertrand aka ‘the mad dentist of Wynyard Square.’
 
The Justice & Police Museum is part of Sydney Living Museums’ portfolio of 12 historic houses, gardens and museums cared for on behalf of the people of NSW.

Open 5pm-8pm every Thursday and Friday night. Entry is free.
Find out more: sydneylivingmuseums.com.au