Some tourists may be unwilling to visit a museum centered around crime and criminals, particularly in a city like Paris that has so many types of museums to offer, but this unusual museum is fairly interesting. The displays tell the history of the Parisian police headquarters in the 19th and 20th centuries. You may also discover and view objects that were accessories to famous crimes. Entrance to the Musee de Prefecture de Police is free.
Prefecture de Police Museum Paris
(Photo from Klaus Kinski) Musee de Prefecture de Police Paris Address: 4 Rue de la Montagne Sainte-Genevieve, 75005 Paris, France
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- http://goparis.about.com/od/parismuseums/a/Paris-Police-Museum.htm - Not many tourists know about-- or bother to visit-- the Musee de la Prefecture (Paris Police Museum) located in an actual Paris police station, but for crime buffs, French history lovers, and visitors looking ...