The Old Police Cells Museum for Sussex Police is housed in the basement of Brighton Town Hall. It offers visitors a unique insight into the history of Sussex Police.


Schools and Colleges

This website contains all the background information teachers need to prepare their pupils for and gain the most from their visit to the museum.

See our visitor's information for details. 


The Old Police Cells Museum granted a wedding licence

HAPPY couples can swap cufflinks for handcuffs at one of Brighton’s newest wedding venues.

Instead of the peeling of church bells, brides and grooms can hear the clinking of jail cells after The Old Police Cells Museum was granted a wedding licence.


Please come and enjoy a visit to the museum. It's free of charge. See our visitor's information for details.

Donations can made in a variety of ways:

       Via the Museum’s Just Giving site ( http://www.justgiving.com/theoldpolicecellsmuseum/ )


Or send a cheque made payable to The Old Police Cells Museum to The Old Police Police Cells Museum, Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomews Square, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1JA


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