National Justice Museum

The Crime Gallery

Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm & Sat - Sun 10am - 5pm

Free of charge, Exhibitions

Free exhibitions for all the family


Our brand new Crime Gallery is where you'll find a range of family activities and free exhibitions exploring a range of topics including:


What is crime?

Test your knowledge and discover interesting facts by taking our fun crime-related quiz!


What causes people to commit crime?

Compare two 19th century theorists on their ideas around the causes of crime. Henry Mayhew believed it was all down to social environments whereas Cesare Lombrosco believed the reasons were hereditary and that criminals could be determined purely by the shape of their face and features.


Protest, Riot & Terrorism

Take a look at various acts of protest, riot and terrorism throughout history and search through our jukebox which features protest songs from different eras.


Robbery & Theft: The Great Train Robbery

See original forensic evidence from one of the most famous robberies of all time.


Murder

Examine the case of Lord Russell who was murdered in 1940 by his valet.


Crime in Culture

Sit back and get comfortable in our crime lounge where you can pick up a piece of classic crime fiction or play a range of crime-related board games suitable for all the family.


Tickets

This exhibition area is free and can be accessed without paying the general admission cost


Location

National Justice Museum
High Pavement
Nottingham
NG1 1HN
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