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Pennsylvania National Fire Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pennsylvania National Fire Museum

It seems small from the outside, but the inside fools you. Takes you back in time when there was a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tom D
Coshocton, Ohio
This is the place to go to learn about the Fire Service.

This museum is a great place to visit when in Harrisburg, PA. Great displays, interesting articles... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Don S
Halifax, Pennsylvania
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Enter the 1899 Victorian Firehouse, Home of the Reily Hose Co. No. 10 and experience the sights and sounds of Firefighting History. The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum features fire apparatus from Handtubs and Steam Pumpers, hand drawn to horse...more
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1820 N 4th St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-1501
+1 717-232-8915
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All reviews fire alarm old firehouse great place to visit few hours tour guide worth a visit firefighters firefighting volunteers equipment apparatus restored memorabilia history pennsylvania century exhibits
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely worth the visit if you if you're into fire history-a lot of older fire engines and memorabilia are on display. You can tell that the volunteers take a lot of pride in their collection by their willingness to answer any questions you...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It seems small from the outside, but the inside fools you. Takes you back in time when there was a bucket brigade to the present. Great presentation in the alarm room.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This museum is a great place to visit when in Harrisburg, PA. Great displays, interesting articles and items from around the area. Kids would enjoy the displays, store, and history of the Fire Service.

Thank Don S
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

My husband is a professional firefighter. I was so excited to take him to this museum and it did not disappoint. The staff was very knowledgeable and their appreciation of its history was tangible. Our young children loved the sights and sounds. It was an...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

This museum is not downtown, but in a residential neighborhood. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside, it is full of interesting exhibits and displays. The volunteers who staff the museum are very friendly and informative. The whole family would like this...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Visiting the Pennsylvania National Fire Museum was an amazing experience! The building was beautiful and amazing. The tour guide was welcoming and so informative. I would recommend this for anyone who is visiting Harrisburg.

1  Thank adudley5
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very interesting museum with lots of memorabilia in an easy to view format and a wonderful complete early 20th century restored/working fire alarm exhibit on the second floor that the docents will be happy to operate for you - don't miss it. The docents are...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I attended an event held at this venue and was baffled that for most of us, it was our first time there! This place is fantastic. They have an incredibly large assortment of fire history memorabilia from small to large . . . and even...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This was a really good Museum and had a guided tour lasted 45 minutes very good exhibits recommend it to everyone of all ages

Thank JonThan H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My son and I have visited many fire museums, but only 3 come to mind as being tops--this Pennsylvania National Fire Museum being one of them (the other ones are the one in Hudson, NY, and Fireman's Hall, in Philadelphia); most of the others are...More

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Response from Tim J | Reviewed this property |
I think he would love it. Real fire engines. Real equipment. The stuff that four year olds love, at least they did when I was one.
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ADMISSION RATES Adults $ 6.00 Senior $ 5.00 (60) Students $ 5.00 Family $ 20.00 2 adults and their children... More