Old Police Cells Museum

The Old Police Cells Museum is housed in the basement of Brighton Town Hall and offers visitors an insight into the history of policing in Sussex.

Step back in time to visit Brighton Borough main police station during the period 1830 to 1967. Explore some of the old cells with their graffiti from the Mods and Rockers era, the policemen’s washroom and uniform store areas, discover police memorabilia and artefacts and learn about the murder of Chief Constable Henry Solomon in 1844 by a prisoner.


Learning Session

Brighton and Policing 1.5 hours, onsite, KS2&3

Find out how policing began in the UK and how it changed as the town grew from 1832, in the former police station. 


Old Police Cells Museums website
For more info call 03000 290 903