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Christopher Fowler
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I've mentioned the possibility here in the past, but now the rumours have been confirmed; Scotland Yard's so-called 'Black Museum', which houses the exhibits from Britain's most notorious crimes, will go on display once it has found a sponsor and a venue. The renamed Crime Museum is to raise funds because of government cuts. Until now, only serving police officers — and special visitors by…
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Christopher Fowler
Posted in
London
Scotland Yard's Black Museum, which has been renamed the Crime Museum after complaints from officers in areas with large ethnic minority populations, has been one of the world's most macabre and inaccessible museums for well over a century, acquiring infamy among hardcore Londonphiles. It is, by all accounts, a profoundly depressing experience. The museum is closed to the public but, after…
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