POLICE Department


Houston Police Department Museum

HPD Museum

The Houston Police Department museum is located in the lobby of HPD headquarters at 1200 Travis, and features unique displays and a memorial wall honoring the ultimate sacrifice made by those officers that gave their lives in the line of duty.

Included among the displays are artifacts from the Honor Guard, SWAT, Mounted Patrol, badges, uniforms and other equipment utilized over the years.

There is no charge for the Museum.
Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM-9PM

Groups of 10 or more require reservations.

For further information or to schedule a tour, please contact the HPD museum at hpd.museum@houstonpolice.org

Frequently Asked Questions

Q -           Where are you located?

A -           The Houston Police Museum is located at 1200 Travis, Houston, Texas 77002.


Q -           When is the museum open?

A -           Monday – Friday, 9AM-9PM. We are closed on the weekends.

Q -           What is the cost?

A -           The museum is free of charge.

Q -           What types of tours do you offer?

A-            Types of tours - guided tours and self-guided tours need to be scheduled by emailing hpd.museum@houstonpolice.org. No groups over 25 please.

Q -           When are tours conducted?

A -          Guided group tours are conducted by appointment and may be scheduled Monday-Thursday. Anytime in the morning and only at 1:00pm in the afternoon. Tours need to be scheduled by emailing hpd.museum@houstonpolice.org

A -           The station security detail must secure all visitors prior to entering the station, so if we can also mention that all visitors to the HPD Museum must go through a security station before entering the HPD Museum

Q -           How long are the guided tours?

A -           Between 1 hour and 1.5 hours

Q -           Do you provide individual tours?

A -           Individuals and groups of less than ten may tour the museum on their own pace. Also, there is no need to make a reservation for the self guided tours. Please remember museum hours are 9AM-9PM, Monday-Friday.

Q -           How do I schedule a group tour?

A -           Tours are scheduled by e-mailing hpd.museum@houstonpolice.org

Please include:

                1. Proposed date and time and an alternate date

                2. Name of your group

                3. Size of your group

                4. Contact name and phone number

Q -           What do we see on the tour?

A -           We will see the HPD museum and the Wall of Honor memorial for fallen Houston police officers.

Q -           Do you have a restaurant that we may eat at, while at your facility?

A -           We do not have a restaurant. However, there are many restaurants within a short walking/driving distance. Another option is to pack a lunch and picnic at nearby Discovery Green.

Q -           Do you accept donations?

A -           The museum accepts donations via the Houston Police Foundation box. The foundation has a donation box in the museum area.

Please note, there is no open food or drinks allowed in the museum area.


Contact Us:

Houston Police Department Museum

1200 Travis

Houston, TX 77002

(832) 394-2359

E-mail: hpd.museum@houstonpolice.org

Webpage: https://www.houstontx.gov/police/museum

HPD Museum