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Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting

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Very nice museum detailing local fire department

Very nice museum with many interesting displays of fire equipment from early to current times... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Kansas City
Great Museum

This is another hidden gem of a museum. Lots of artifacts, and you can even get a tour with a... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Very nice museum with many interesting displays of fire equipment from early to current times. Firefighters conduct tours and were very informed about displays. Displays of large local fires in area over the years. Very glad I stopped in.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This is another hidden gem of a museum. Lots of artifacts, and you can even get a tour with a volunteer. They are even expanding into another building with more exhibits. I love the 9/11 wall. It is so moving to see a part of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sharono984
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This museum was built and is operated by volunteer firemen. Their dedication to this project is impressive. Many original artifacts, records, fire engines from the Nebraska City fire department - - such is collection is unusual if not unique. My favorite artifact was an 1880s...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wife and I stopped in and were very impressed. It’s small but has many very interesting firefighter related items including apparatus. We recommend it if your nearby.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bret R A
Reviewed 26 October 2017

this is a must see when coming to Nebraska City, Nebraska I found out a lot about have fire fighting was done back in the early 1900's

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you love fire engines, make this one of your places to visit in Nebraska City. Many beautiful old fire engines on display in this museum. A lot of time and effort has been put into establishing a state of the art museum dedicated to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jazzr_babe56
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The items in the museum and the history behind them was very fascinating. Didn't know all of that history, many interesting facts. A good place to spend a hour or two..

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 114evangelineg
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had such a nice time here! We got a private tour from the nice older gentleman working that day. The museum is well organized and even has some fun things for the kids.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank elmonty93
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Carefully preserved antique fire equipment from a long line of proud, honorable people in this community that open their lives to service, Very impressive displays and interactive displays for children that are interesting and educational. Very proud to know the people that serve our community...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Vic J
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Nebraska city is home to the oldest operating volunteer fire department in Nebraska interactive exhibits featuring antique equipment, dress in real bunker gear, and explore the gift shop. Watch the 5 min video first then take the guided tour.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank LaNette H
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