AFP Museum

The Australian Federal Police Museum collects objects, photographs and information which relate to the history and work of the AFP and its predecessors. It provides for the long-term preservation, interpretation and research of the collection to foster an understanding and appreciation of the significant work of the AFP.

Although the Museum's exhibition space is currently closed, staff can assist with enquiries, research requests and donations to the Collection. Displays from the Museum can be seen in the Canberra Headquarters foyer, Barton College, the Winchester Centre and Sydney HQ foyer.

The AFP Museum continues to seek donations of objects and photographs which will help showcase the story of the Australian Federal Police to current and future generations. If you would like to donate to the Museum, please use the contact details at the bottom of this page.

History of the AFP

Museum staff have compiled an informative on-going history of the AFP, detailing operations and organisational changes.

30 Years: 30 Treasures of the AFP Museum publication

30 Years: 30 Treasures of the AFP Museum is a tribute to the 30th Anniversary of the formation of the AFP, as told through the Museum’s collection.

This publication is also available online in the form of an image gallery »

Historical information on the AFP and ACT Policing AFP Museum

PO Box 401

Canberra, ACT, 2601
Ph: (02) 6131 4418

Email AFP museum

National Security Hotline

Read the AFP Annual Report 2020-21

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