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Harrisonburg Fire Department Museum

101 N Main St Fl 3, Public Safety Building, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3838
+1 540-432-7701
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Lots of History

Really enjoyed watching the kids as they got the guided tour! Great job and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shenvalliebelle
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
Interesting to visit

The museum is located on the third floor of the public safety building on North Main Street. Lots... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
selah71
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Port Republic, Virginia
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101 N Main St Fl 3, Public Safety Building, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3838
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+1 540-432-7701
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed watching the kids as they got the guided tour! Great job and very professional.Would highly recommend this to families of all ages and even just the adults. They have a lot of the literature and public programs available at their table in the...More

Thank Shenvalliebelle
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The museum is located on the third floor of the public safety building on North Main Street. Lots of fire equipment, pictures and memorabilia of the Harrisonburg Fire Department. Loved seeing the old photos of downtown. A must see, especially for locals.

Thank selah71
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Nice museum. Interesting fire department memorabilia. There are lots of old pics, fire equipment, uniforms etc. It is located on the 3rd floor of the Public Safety Building. You have to check in on the 1st floor and get a badge to go up to...More

Thank 6wvrs
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This museum is just the the neatest thing I've seen. I admire a department who spent the time to put this together. I'm a firefighter, inspector, and investigator...imagine my excitement to have my son ask, why is this light bulb like this. Go see this...More

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Harrisonburg Fire Department has gone to great lengths to provide the community with historical data and photos to show how the City and Fire Department have grown and changed. The museum also includes vintage equipment and current fire prevention training exhibits. Interesting information for...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had the pleasure of finding the Harrisonburg Fire Department Museum and it was great! Enter the Public Safety Building, check in at the window, and take the elevator up to the museum. Walk through it at your own pace. It's quiet, free, well organized...More

1  Thank Cliff and Patri... M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was a fun little museum. I think we would have appreciated it more as a local because they had a lot of neat artifacts and pictures from the fire stations in the area. It was free, unique, and the staff was very friendly.

Thank Erin R
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We tried to fit in some things for the little ones. This was a great stop. The staff was so nice and went the extra mile giving our children goody bags to take home.

1  Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Wonderful especially for children. History of Harrisonburg Fire Department goes back many years. Recommend this museum.

Thank Wanda Q
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

The staff was friendly and the museum is on the same floor as the firefighter officials. We went specifically because my 5 yr old son is crazy about firefighting. He met a firefighter named Mike and got a special tour and he's still talking about...More

Thank Ashley H
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