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Museum of Fire

1 Museum Dr, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
+61 2 4731 3000
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Was very impressed. Staff are wonderful and there is a kids corner that the little can play. Steer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
It was a fun family orientated museum

It was a fun family orientated museum But don't expect to spend much more than an hour or so there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penrith, Australia
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Welcome to the Museum of Fire We are a not for profit, registered charity and a true community museum. As Australia's leading Fire Museum & Fire Collectibles Shop with over 30 years experience, we pride ourselves on quality and service. Many of us at the Museum are Firefighters. All profits raised go to educating our families to the dangers of fire and preserving the heritage of the communities bravest. Group bookings welcome. You will not be disappointed with your visit, there is something for all the family. Wishing you were a firefighter, enjoying the machinery, showing your respect, reliving past experiences, understanding fire as a friend or foe, visiting with friends or made to visit with the relatives, educating or entertaining the kids, for whatever reason you will enjoy your visit. There is something for everyone, we look forward to seeing you soon.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Museum Dr, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
+61 2 4731 3000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very impressed. Staff are wonderful and there is a kids corner that the little can play. Steer fire engine, dress up, draw, puzzles, and computer for the older kids. Lots of history and ample engines from all decades. It was very good would recommend

Thank mto90510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a fun family orientated museum But don't expect to spend much more than an hour or so there. We had a three year old with us and he really enjoyed it. As did his grandparents.

Thank UkPhil1955
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a really great learning centre and exhibit. It has everything from early Japanese manual pumpers to modern equipment (well relatively modern). Staff are very friendly particularly in the very well equipped gift shop :)

Thank FredLRI
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a great place to take the kids. So many things to see and do. It is close to the station and Westfield.

Thank lily66sav
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Museum of Fire is an attraction that you can visit at an stage of your life. Young kids can look in wonder at the fire engines and even have a ride. Older kids can use the interactive activities. Oldies can walk through the large...More

Thank PhilJWPenrith
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We took our kids to this museum on a rainy weekend. They had a blast looking at the old fire fighting equipment and fire trucks. Reasonale entrance fee and plenty to keep the kids occupied on a wet afternoon.

Thank markharrier2017
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were given the royal treatment for our school group....the fire trucks are beautiful...including the one with a wooden ladder on top of it! You can really travel back in time here. Great AV presentation too.

Thank Kittois
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Easily accessible (under 10 minutes walk from Penrith Railway Station), the museum showcases the history of firefighting in Australia and contains details of many of its famous fires. You can walk around on your own (no climbing stairs required) or take a guided tour from...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Museum Of Fire is well worth a visit, especially if you have kids because what kid doesn't love a fire truck! There is plenty to see and lot of interactive things for the kids to get into. There are educational displays about the history...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a very interesting place if you are curious about how quickly fire reacts. They have the history of fire fighting in Australia. Very educational.

Thank hsmith6169
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