Steve Braunias sees dead people in Sydney

One of the best, strangest little museums in the world is in downtown Sydney, only open at weekends, and covered in blood. The Justice and Police Museum is an exhibition of the dead, of violent murder, senseless beatings, blood everywhere. Sydney has always romanticised its convict past but this is something else. It's kind of sick; it's definitely entertaining.

The Justice and Police Museum, in Sydney. Photo / Anna Kucera
The Justice and Police Museum, in Sydney. Photo / Anna Kucera

The main attractions are New South Wales police photos of crime scenes and murder victims. They're all in black and white, and a lot were taken in the 1930s or earlier. Sydney noir: the

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