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Houston Fire Museum

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We went to an art show here. Loved the history of the place.

I had no idea this was here till we came for an art show in the building. I loved this and would... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Suz T
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Rosenberg, Texas
Interesting for a low maintenance date option

Wants something different to do as a COMPLIMENTARY activity to a mid-day date, this would be and... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Packageintheair
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Houston, Texas
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28 Nov 2017
“Packed with history.....”
13 Oct 2017
“We went to an art show here. Loved the history of the place.”
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

First off I love the Houston Fire Museum! Housed in a old Houston fire station the museum is small. Although the size is small it is packed with history. It boasts a play area for children that has the cab of an actual fire truck...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Marty M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I had no idea this was here till we came for an art show in the building. I loved this and would suggest it to anyone visiting Houston who has an interest in its history.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Suz T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to check this out but it was sort of lame. You looked in 2 rooms to read about history and there was a tiny play area for the kids. We did come on a free kid day but the cost of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Alheinl
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Wants something different to do as a COMPLIMENTARY activity to a mid-day date, this would be and OPTION. Now pls. note, I would compliment this event activity with some additional stimuli if you want a second date. BUT, it's different from the let's do a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Packageintheair
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Recently took my little one (5) to the Fire Museum. He loved the old fire trucks and the nice fireman who was there. Not a big museum but worth a look. Lots of history on the fire department in Houston.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 1 January 2016

While the kids had fun, the museum only had one room really dedicated to them. I was expecting an old engine or two for them to climb. There was a short pole for them to slide down, and an "engine cab" they could use to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Ed77077
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This museum is okay, but it is in an odd location downtown with only limited street parking. They have a decent amount of merchandise, but the staff do not seem to be that enthusiastic about being there. There are better fire museums out there, like...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank longhornjz
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This museum took my family about 45 minutes to go through . There were nice displays, not a lot of info for the up stairs. The main display on the floor level gave a lot of fire history.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The six year old old loved the opportunity to dress up as firemen and climb over the preserved fire trucks. All the adults appreciated the nostalgic pictures and fact that the historic firehouse wasn't torn down.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank trymahjong
Reviewed 15 August 2015

For a city with such. A vibrant history as Houston and with the sheer amount of equipment in the area it's really ashame this was not down better. Ok to see but really, Houston. Brenham has a better one.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Vonschmidt
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