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Address: 1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
Phone Number: +1 516-572-4177
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Good for kids and adults

Took the kids they loved it - climbing fire engines, seeing all the exhibits hands on - the adults liked it too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
joseph s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Took the kids they loved it - climbing fire engines, seeing all the exhibits hands on - the adults liked it too.

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Thank joseph s
Baldwin, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I recently visited the museum with my 4-year old grandson - it was perfect for a child around this age. It is not too big and it won't entertain for more than 90 minutes or so - but is is good for younger children. There are some nice hands-on activities and a fire engine that a child can climb on.... More 

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Thank James S
Hicksville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

we had a great visit.... lots to see and do for all ages....my.granddaughter is almost 4..... had a great day..(her daddy is a fireman) she loved to trucks and helicopter.

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Thank Jim M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

It is very small and not much to see for kids. Kids like hands on. If you are or were a firefighter, you might find it interesting.

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Thank evette a
Westbury, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Racing to sit in a fire engine...thrilling. Going thru the interactive part of the exhibit....amazing...stop, drop and roll...educational. And the dress up....great photo pops. Boys 5 & 3....very happy!

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Thank eedesignr
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

very interesting, cool,interactive, and learning place. Firefighters have a very cool and dangerous job. This place helps the children notice and be aware of what to do in case of a fire. It lets your child have a hands on feel for fighting a fire.

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Thank charlie b
Hicksville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

My 4 yr old nephew wants to be a fireman!Great interactive place to bring children...hands on experiences.Place is small but after the look on his face when he rang bell on firetruck and did simulated call it doesn't matter.He ran from one exhibit to the other.Loved holding hose and putting out "fire".Went during week when it was less crowded.

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1 Thank brighteyes67
Glen Cove, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Amazing display of fire fighting gear and equipment as it's changed and progressed through the years. A true testament to the brave men and women who protect the lives and property of the community. Clothes from the original jeans and boots with a flannel shirt, to the fully encapsulated, flameproof turnout gear with oxygen bottles looking like a man from... More 

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Thank billa8360
Hicksville, New York, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Had my sons 4th Birthday party here what a great place to spend an hour or two with the kids. nice things to see and they learned out fire safety.

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Thank kheck6464
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

This little pearl is a must see if you are in the area. You wont be disappointed. It is very well maintained and fun as well.

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