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Firefighters' Museum of Nova Scotia

451 Main St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1G9, Canada
+1 902-742-5525
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Great history of firefighting in Nova Scotia

We finally made it. It was certainly worth the wait. There are two floors with about two dozen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve H
Yarmouth, Canada
Fire engines, and you can climb all over them. What's not to like?

This is a great spot, especially for kids. Lots to touch and lots to learn. Great for young and old... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Yarmouth, Canada
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451 Main St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1G9, Canada
+1 902-742-5525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We finally made it. It was certainly worth the wait. There are two floors with about two dozen fire engines and pumpers dating back to the early 1800's. They are from a number of communities around Nova Scotia. Lots of artifacts and pictures to see....More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a great spot, especially for kids. Lots to touch and lots to learn. Great for young and old alike.

Thank Currymac
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This museum was great! As a family of four, it was inexpensive and had tons of stuff for us to see. Staff are there to answer questions if you have any, but they leave you to do your own exploring which was nice.

Thank queenie197640
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Being that my dad, grandfather and myself are firefighters this was definitely a very interesting museum to visit. A lot of history from fires that have taken place in Nova Scotia and old trucks/steamers dating back to the 1800's. One of the best museums I've...More

Thank katelynn07
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very interesting place to visit. We've been to car museums, but have never seen so many historical firetrucks and firefighting equipment in one place. We've seen the old pumpers in movies, but it's not like seeing them in person and trying to imagine what it...More

Thank Dorothy R
Reviewed 6 November 2015

On paper, I thought this museum would be boring, but it was not. they had old fire engines and pumpers, you could almost see the firefighters working the pump handles. Some of that equipment was really complex. They even had a wooden fire plug.

1  Thank Pittsburgh_Lazer
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

My father and husband are both fire fighters. I love going to see this museum. It is so perfect to see how the fire dept started and how it has developed over the years. The equipment is amazing and so perfect. The little store is...More

1  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Really interesting for both young and old. Lots of memories to re live and artifacts to enjoy! The best display of antique engines I've seen. Cost is so so cheap...the only complaint is the air quality of the old building, kind of musty or dusty...More

1  Thank sandyd1927
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Lots to see. Very interesting to fellow fire fighters, paid or volunteer. Very nice pieces of equipment. A must to see when in Yarmouth.

1  Thank Edmund C
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Visited here with friends that came to visited from Massachusetts. The reason for the visit was that one of them was a firefighter. There were all sorts of badges from all sorts of different fire stations and some interesting facts from the area. There were...More

1  Thank jegbd
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Shawn M
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Response from Gilles D | Reviewed this property |
It was $4, per adult, $3 for senior and $2 for children and I think it was free under a certain age.