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Hertfordshire Fire Brigade Museum

Lower High Street | Fire Station, Watford WD17 2AG, England
+44 1923 232297
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Open days 2018

Open days are April 7th, May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th and September 8th which is also... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
DeniseLW
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Hatfield
A hidden little gem!

Slightly hidden away behind Watford Fire Station, the museum contains a brilliant collection of... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Nigel C
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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12 Mar 2018
“Open days 2018”
6 Aug 2017
“A hidden little gem!”
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We depict the history of fire-fighting through the ages, with particular emphasis on Hertfordshire. We have two nineteenth-century hand manual fire appliances, a 1896 Shand-Mason horse-drawn steam-powered fire engine, a 1937 Leyland fire appliance...more
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Lower High Street | Fire Station, Watford WD17 2AG, England
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+44 1923 232297
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Open days are April 7th, May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th and September 8th which is also the main fire station open day.

3  Thank DeniseLW
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Slightly hidden away behind Watford Fire Station, the museum contains a brilliant collection of fire related exhibits, fire appliances, uniforms and photographs. The guys know their stuff and enthusiasm by the bucket load! Remember your camera as plenty to photo, although when I popped in...More

Thank Nigel C
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

had a good experience to know basics of fire brigade stuff in detail manners. it was also a fun for all of us to spend some time

2  Thank david b
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

This is only open once a month but well worth a visit. Volunteers are very knowledgable & it has a lot of local information to view.

1  Thank Annieknig
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

A to Excellent PLACE to vist it has selection off photographs and other memorabilla off the fie brigade great photos herts brigade in action great vintage machines it Ok to take as many pics as you want

1  Thank alf136
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Excellent selection of old fire tenders, carts, extinguishers and equipment / memorabilia etc. OK to take pics and take your time wandering around

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

We recently visited watford fire brigade museum when they hosted a fun day. It was great to get up close to vintage fire engines and see old photographs of fire fighters in action. The museum is small but holds lots of history from decades of...More

1  Thank Tulah77
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

my borther in law is fireman in hertfordshire and told us about this museum so we took a drive and checked it out, its small but very interesting, the family enjoyed seeing the old engines and hearing all about how fires used to be dealt...More

Thank ukjules59
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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Not very big but packed with interesting information. Fascinating to see all the old equipment and learn the history. I took my then three year old son who loves fire engines. He was so excited that he got to sit in one and wear the...More

1  Thank TheHappyDuck
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

Not huge, but very interesting. The staff are volunteers or ex firemen and they know their history. Well worth a stop by if you have any kind of interest in fire fighting or history.

1  Thank Martin B
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ozziemad
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Response from Annieknig | Reviewed this property |
The museum only opens one Saturday afternoon a month. Only summer months. Their web site will say which Saturday.
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