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Ripon Prison and Police Museum (Ripon)

Ripon Prison and Police Museum is a fascinating attraction in the North Yorkshire cathedral city of Ripon.

It is situated in St. Marygate.

The museum traces the history of policing through the use of uniforms and other artefacts, and in a hands on manner.

The building itself is listed, and was the Liberty Prison from 1816 to 1876, then acting as the town`s Police Station until 1956.

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