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British Isles/Western EuropeAmsterdam, Brugge, Dublin, Edinburgh, London (Dover, Harwich, Southampton)
There are no tours of New Scotland Yard. Neither is the Met Police Museum open to the public.
-------------------------------------- Where I've been :
P&O Britannia - Pre-inaugural day visit - March 8th 2015 Bit of a blog here
Oasis of the Seas - B2B - Barcelona - Barcelona - Rotterdam - Sept 18th 2014 Bit of a blog here
Not called a blog but it is one : Day visit to Celebrity Eclipse July 5th 2014 here
Legend of the Seas - Ultimate Scandinavia & Russia – June 18th 2014 Bit of a blog here
Adventure of the Seas - Westbound Transatlantic - 4th November 2013 Bit of a blog here
M/S Chardonnay : Cote d'Azur - Paris : 1st August 2013 Bit of a blog here
Freedom of the Seas - Western Caribbean - 17th March 2013 Bit of a (surprise) blog here
Adventure of the Seas – B2B in the Caribbean – 18th November 2012 Bit of a blog :here
Navigator of the Seas - Eastern Caribbean - 26th November 2011 Bit of a blog :here Link to pics : here and here
Adventure of the Seas - 5 Nights out of Malaga - 8th November 2010 Bit of a blog : here
Radiance of the Seas - Alaska Cruise Tour - 31st July 2010 Bit of a blog : here Link to Linda's FB pics : here Some of Darran's pics are here
Jewel of the Seas - Panama Canal - 2nd March 2009 Bit of a blog : here Link to pics : here
Independence of the Seas - Treasures of the Med - 20th Sept 2008 Bit of a blog : here
Where I'm Going :
Rhapsody of the Seas - B2B - 3rd May 2015 : Singapore - Dubai - Istanbul
Celebrity Solstice - 14th February 2016 : B2B : Auckland - Perth (Fremantle) - Sydney
Unless you are a police officer from elsewhere. You can book an entry to the 'Black Museum' now called 'Crime Museum', Police identification must be produced. Even so it is difficult to gain access. As a serving police officer in 1997, I got in.
Around 5 years ago there were plans for a Metropolitan Police Museum - open to public, to be built in the Covent Garden area, it got shelved by the Metropolitan Police - a pity. Many other areas of UK do have small police museums open to the public, Edinburgh for one.
PRINCESS ELITE CRUISER: 356 days
Also cruised with Celebrity, P&O Australia, P&O UK, Carnival, Sitmar, Sydney Harbour Ferries.
World Cruise, plus British Isles, Europe, Med, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Asia, USA, Panama Canal, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Japan, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and still going !
Golden Princess - 1 March 2014, Buenos Aires to Los Angeles - 31 days 'Around the Horn.'
Arcadia - 13 April 2014, Central Mediterranean, Southampton to Southampton - 18 days.
Aurora - 17 September 2015, Canada/New England, Southampton to Southampton - 25 days.
Oriana - 20 October 2015, Atlantic Islands, Southampton to Southampton - 15 days.