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Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

6101 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3421
+1 602-275-3473
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A must see museum

An outstanding display of firefighting equipment and history from all over the world; equipment... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don H
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Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nice display of fire truck history.

Fire Trucks on display with history included. It goes from the earliest firetrucks which were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
4cents-worth
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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The world's largest firefighting museum chronicles the history of the profession and commemorates fallen firefighters.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse drawn” (13 reviews)
“fire department” (10 reviews)
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6101 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3421
Camelback East
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An outstanding display of firefighting equipment and history from all over the world; equipment from the 1700's to modern day, all beautifully restored to mint condition. Be sure and pick up a guide book that is available that describes the history of each piece of...More

Thank Don H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fire Trucks on display with history included. It goes from the earliest firetrucks which were hand pulled, and hand pumped to the more modern ones. Includes a display of patches from around the USA. The written descriptions were short and helped hold the attention span...More

Thank 4cents-worth
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to a LOT of museums of all kinds around the U.S. but this certainly kept my attention and I learned something every minute - and wanted to stay past closing, too! Fire engines of all kinds, all ages from the 1800's to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a retired firefighter, I've been to a few fire museums. This has been both the best and certainly the biggest. That have four huge galleries with a vast assortment of antique fire apparatus. Wildland firefighting also had a gallery. There is also an area...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Been coming here since I was a school kids. Brought my young son and had a great morning playing with fire trucks and exploring the museum.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Absolutely a hidden treasure for museums sake. Give yourself time and see this museum. Beautiful older wagons from past to present. Take time at the 911 honor for FDNY. Very clean and well presented. Very well done!!!

Thank JeffSuzette
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is the largest Firefighting museum in the world with memorabilia from all over the world though mainly the US and England. The one Japanese truck and paraphernalia was very interesting. The memorial hall to the fallen firefighters were very touching especially the area about...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I've been wanting to see this for a couple of years and finally was in the area to do so. I found this museum quite interesting, a bit small but, still very, very nice. I found the volunteers to be friendly and knowledgeable. I went...More

Thank AZboyinWI
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit, there is a lot to take in, kids of all ages will love it As a fire fighter, I appreciated the opportunity to see an expansive part of history in one place The displays were well thought out and the...More

Thank CM1401
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This museum will interest almost all kids, and hopefully, almost all adults. We have taken our grandkids here, and their delight was quite obvious. The kids have an opportunity to don firefighter's gear and sit in a fire truck. On one occasion, we were there...More

Thank Jack Q
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55kmack
7 February 2016|
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Response from laxmom2mom | Reviewed this property |
The group I went with were 8 year old boys. They had activities that were age group we brought. There are "firetrucks" through the ages but mostly for looking not touching. I hope this helps.
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Leslie F
13 March 2015|
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Response from Loreen P | Reviewed this property |
Hall of Flame Admission (subject to change): Adults: $6.00 (This is the price I remember in the past year, but others here say $7; therefore other prices may have gone up) Students (6-17): $4.00 Children (3-5): $1.50... More
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