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Mersey Vice?

2 August 2006 by Sam

I expect I’m not the only woman who’s counting the hours until Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx return to the big screen in Miami Vice. The film, like the 1980s TV series before it, follows two undercover cops on the trail of arms and drug traffickers.

Dancing coke can museum exhibit

Dancing coke can from the museum collections

If you can’t wait to see the film you could always pop along to the Customs and Excise Museum in the Albert Dock to see the real stories of how customs officers in this country protect society from smuggling. Read more…

Sniff out a sniffer dog at the Customs & Excise Museum

27 July 2006 by Sam

Graphic of a cartoon sniffer dog

This year, as you probably already know, is the Chinese Year of the Dog. There are lots of canine related items in our collections, some of which can be seen in an online exhibition of dogs.

This summer however the Customs and Excise Museum have gone one better, with real live sniffer dogs visiting every Thursday afternoon, from today until 31 August.

The dogs and their handlers will be giving special demonstrations of how they sniff out contraband goods in our ports and airports. Read more…