BHOD 13 - Brighton Old Police Cells


Description - The Old Police Cells Museum is housed in the basement of Brighton Town Hall and offers visitors a unique insight into the history of policing in Sussex. A visit is both educational and entertaining. Our 1 hour 15 minute tour provides an opportunity to visit Brighton Borough main police station for the period 1830 to 1967 and learn about the murder of Chief Constable Henry Solomon in 1844 by a prisoner. See some of the old cells with their graffiti from the Mods and Rockers era, the policeman's wash room and uniform store areas, police memorabilia and artifacts. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity!

Location - Meet: main entrance to Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomew Square, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN1 1JA
Timing - Thursday 12 September: 1200, 1400 & 1600. Friday 13 September: 1200, 1400 & 1600. Saturday 14 September: 1200, 1400
Restrictions - Max  12  people per tour/event. Free activity but to assist us meet expectations, please pre-book this event. Booking opens: 16 August 2013 at 12:00 hrs. Booking closes: 11 September 2013 at 18:00 hrs
Access - Unfortunately, the old cells are not accessible to disabled visitors, due to very steep historic steps used to enter the cells area.