The Greensboro Police Department Donates Newer Police Car to GCM

Ribbon Cutting Set for Friday, September 2.


Image courtesy of Greensboro Children's Museum

The Greensboro Police Department has donated an out-of-service police car to the Greensboro Children’s Museum (GCM) for use in its “Get Out and Play” interactive exhibit, which features full size automobiles. The police car will join other vehicles, including a fire truck, ambulance, Volvo Truck and Petty Enterprises race car. The newer police car with flashing lights and siren opens at GCM at a ribbon cutting ceremony planned for 11a.m. Friday, September 2.

The fully-outfitted 2011 Crown Victoria replaces a police vehicle that has been on display since 2009 and well loved by the museum’s visitors. The police car’s interior will include interactive features, such as a low audible level siren, air horn, light bar and interior dome light. The display will allow children to get a small glimpse of police work.

GCM staff members wish to extend a tremendous thank you to true community heroes, the Greensboro Police Department. 

About The Greensboro Children’s Museum

The Greensboro Children’s Museum (GCM) is a hands-on, interactive museum for children, their families and teachers. The museum is designed to inspire learning through play in a fun, energetic and safe environment for children. The 37,000 square foot facility in downtown Greensboro, NC includes over 20 permanent hands-on exhibits in “Our Town” and the outdoor Edible Schoolyard that are designed to stimulate children’s imaginations and provide educational play experiences. It's where play is a smart adventure! For more information, please visit the museum’s website at

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