Help Reopen the Tetbury Police Museum

by Tetbury Police Museum and Courtroom in Tetbury, England, United Kingdom

Help Reopen the Tetbury Police Museum
We did it
On 2nd February 2021 we successfully raised £365 with 13 supporters in 69 days

To enable the museum to reopen safely and even better than before. #SupportOurMuseums

by Tetbury Police Museum and Courtroom in Tetbury, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever wondered what's behind that Velocette motorcycle in the window at the end of Long Street?

Like many other places, Tetbury Police Museum and Courtroom has remained closed through lockdown and in fact hasn't been open since March.  Even when lockdown lifts and the new year begins, we just don't have the means to safely invite people into the museum due to the threat of coronavirus.

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We're asking for your help to reopen the museum once again to visitors and locals alike to enjoy this local gem.

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Who are we?

The volunteer run museum is in the centre of town and tells the story of crime and punishment in Tetbury by focusing on local stories and fascinating artefacts from the long history of the Gloucestershire Constabulary. 

The museum is a rare and unique cultural insight into a history of the area  rarely told and fun to explore.  We provide a focal point for the community and  provide an attractive and enjoyable heritage experience to all the visitors to the town.

Schools and Community support

We support schools and groups by offering private tours, and we regularly open up in the evenings for the brownies and scouts.  Our mouse trail and cold-case interactive audio provide a fun experience while learning about the town.

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We also provide visits to local care homes and we would like to provide more resources for schools and care homes. Our aim is to be a part of the local community and to do our bit for raising people's spirits in trying times.

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What are we trying to do?

We're hoping to raise funds to allow us to provide the following and reopen the museum in the Spring:

  • An improved entrance area with a smaller desk to make more space for visitors
  • A safer one way system in the courtroom using barriers and signage
  • New audio recordings of cold cases to expand our collection
  • Re-imagined safe tours of the museum

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Thank you for your support.


Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£20 or more

0 of 40 claimed

Museum Pencil and Postcard

A museum branded pencil. Available to collect on your next visit when we re-open.

£5 or more

Thanks!!

You'll have our endless appreciation

£10 or more

2 of 60 claimed

Museum Pencil

A museum branded pencil. Available to collect on your next visit when we re-open.

£50 or more

0 of 20 claimed

Souvenir pack

A museum souvenir pack with pencil, postcard, badge and bookmark/ruler! Available to collect on your next visit when we re-open.

£75 or more

0 of 10 claimed

Private Museum Tour

A personal tour of the museum for you and your friends when we re-open.

£100 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Cameo role in a criminal case

Be a character in a Cold Case recording for the museum.

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