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Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting

1320 Central Ave, Nebraska City, NE 68410-2312
+1 402-873-3579
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An instructive and entertaining museum

This museum was built and is operated by volunteer firemen. Their dedication to this project is... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
DMGAmes_Iowa
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Ames, Iowa
Very cool place

Wife and I stopped in and were very impressed. It’s small but has many very interesting firefighter... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Bret R A
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Kansas City, Missouri
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1320 Central Ave, Nebraska City, NE 68410-2312
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+1 402-873-3579
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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

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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.

Thank Bret R A
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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

Thank Tracy F
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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

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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..

Thank 114evangelineg
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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.

Thank elmonty93
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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

Thank Vic J
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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.

Thank LaNette H
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Great collection of local firefighting memorabilia in a very well put together museum. Really impressive!They even have an actual firetruck for the kids to play in. Our family enjoyed this museum! Highly recommended!

1  Thank Joby L
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had a 'private' tour of the museum by a gentleman who really loved the museum and all the contents. He had been instrumental in building the museum and knew many delightful stories. Well worth the time.

2  Thank 911eliz
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