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Portland Fire Engine Co

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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Portland Fire Engine Co. offering narrated sightseeing tours of Portland Maine aboard a Vintage Fire Engine. We explore the peninsula of Portland and its many lighthouses and forts as well as the amazing architectural buildings hidden inside of the...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4615
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+1 207-252-6358
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All reviews great tour tour guide slide show large flat screen tv fun ride cruise ship great overview minute tour perfect length take photos booked this tour highly recommend this tour great sense of humor just the right amount small group lots of history enjoyable tour
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This was a really hard review to write. My husband and I are both Maine natives. We have been living in Portland (Eastern Prom) for 12+ years and always got excited to see the Fire Truck tour truck driving around our neighborhood. When I’d see...More

3  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 24 August 2018

A Great and very enjoyable tour. We learnd a lot about Portland and had lots of fun. If you are in Portland, you should really do this Tour. You get a really good overview. :-)

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

The driver and narrator were absolutely awesome. We learned a lot about the history of Portland Maine and the surrounding islands. We had an excellent time and got to see a lot of the city and also got some tips of places to visit in...More

3  Thank Chungyeh6174
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were so excited to go on this tour, My husband is a fireman and this was something we had really been looking forward to experiencing, we went out of our way to book a (more expensive) local hotel so we wouldn't risk missing the...More

9  Thank Tzivia R
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Glenn was a great guide and gave us lots of information about Portland! The trip was fun and the fire truck is great!

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

First time for extended visit in Portland and this tour with such amazing guides set the whole trip on right path.

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Thank kathyandlester
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I had a great time on this tour, it wasn’t too long or too short, the guide gave great info on things to do and the best places to get food!

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Thank tiffanyc817225
Reviewed 21 August 2018

My wife and I took our grandson on the hour long tour of Portland aboard the Portland Fire Engine Co. truck. From our perspective it was an informative and insightful tour of a number of Portland landmarks. From Brendan's perspective, it was the "coolest" thing...More

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Thank Samuel S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I really enjoyed this tour! The tour guide was clever and very personable. I learned a lot about Portland, but was never bored or felt like I was sitting in a lecture. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Excellent commentary and the opportunity to see some of historic Portland. Also the opportunity to see the port from a different perspective.

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CAJC46
25 June 2018|
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Response from LaurafromLouisville | Reviewed this property |
Click above on " attractions in Portland" under the Portland Fire Engine Co Questions and Answers Banner. It will take you to their website where you can check availability and book online. You can also cancel 24 hours in... More
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15 June 2018|
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Response from silveradvantagei2018 | Reviewed this property |
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Vona O
27 April 2018|
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Response from Keith N | Property representative |
Hi there...the closest parking is at Fisherman's Wharf Parking. Check Google Maps for 180 Commercial St. There are other parking lots in the area but Portland can get very busy so leave plenty of time to find one. Thank... More
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