The Los Angeles Police Museum
6045 York Boulevard, Los Angeles
Opened in 2001, the museum displays the rich history of the LAPD from its 1869 beginnings. Located in the 1925 Highland Park Police Station, the museum was salvaged and restored to its original Renaissance Revival style and is a registered National Historic landmark.
2013 MOTA DAY ACTIVITIES:
- MOTA Day visitors can tour the facilities which feature private collections and historical memorabilia that date back to the late 1800s.
- Check out the newly constructed vehicle shelter and the freshly restored 1955 paddy wagon.
- Kids can climb into a retired police helicopter, try on police gear and get “locked” in a real jail cell where adults can snap their own free police booking photos.
- The limited engagement Gangster Squad exhibition has been extended to MOTA Day.
- In addition, a new permanent exhibition related to the Onion Field murders will be available for viewing as well as other permanent exhibits on Patty Hearst and the 1997 North Hollywood Shootout.
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