From an October half term packed with family friendly activities including storytelling sessions, arts & crafts workshops and a unique detective training trail around the museum, to a series of exclusive adult events giving an insight into the world of criminal investigation, there’s something for all ages.
The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post
In this temporary exhibition, explore the investigation into one of the most audacious crimes of the 20th Century and discover other stories of crime through the post.Read more
Post Mortem: Crime Scene Investigation Workshop
Uncover incredible criminal acts and stories revealed by the bones of Londoners in this unique workshop.Read more
Talk: Diaries of a Private Investigator
Charlotte Thornber, Director and Founder of Taylor Investigations, explains what it is to be a private investigator and how technologies and techniques used currently compare to historic investigations.Read more
Read about The Great Train Robbery and other stories of crime from our collections.
Crime Exhibition Highlights
Curator Joanna picks eight highlights from the exhibition which you definitely shouldn’t miss.Read more
The Post Office Investigation Branch
Who were the investigators and what did this little-known organisation do? Our blog explains it all.Read more
10 Interesting Facts About The Great Train Robbery
Thought you knew every detail about The Great Train Robbery? Then read on...Read more
The Great Train Robbery
At around 3.00am on 8 August 1963, a gang of armed criminals boarded a Royal Mail train en route to London.Read more