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New York City Fire Museum

278 Spring St, New York City, NY 10013-1405
+1 212-691-1303
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Nice but focuses on the older side of firefighting.

The museum has a nice selection of antique fire wagons, and memorabilia. The 9/11 room is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ry A
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Flowery Branch, Georgia
Well worth a visit!

This was on our list of things to do and on a rainy day in NYC, while walking to Ground Zero, we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah H
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Essex, United Kingdom
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The New York City Fire Museum is the official museum of the FDNY.Occupying a renovated 1904 Beaux‐Arts firehouse at 278 Spring Street in Hudson Square, west of SoHo, the museum is home to a renowned collection of fire‐related art and artifacts from the 18th century to the present; including hand‐pumped fire engines, horse‐drawn vehicles, early motorized apparatus and firefighting tools and equipment.
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278 Spring St, New York City, NY 10013-1405
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has a nice selection of antique fire wagons, and memorabilia. The 9/11 room is special. Inside it, they have the only Scott airpack that I’ve ever seen that ruptured, a unique artifact. Possibly I missed it, but I don’t recall seeing a display...More

Thank Ry A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was on our list of things to do and on a rainy day in NYC, while walking to Ground Zero, we stumbled across it unexpectedly! The staff were very friendly and allowed me to feed our 6 month old on the bench at the...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

New York City Fire Museum is located in the former quarters of FDNY Engine Company No. 30, which is a renovated 1904 fire house at 278 Spring Street in the Hudson Square neighborhood of Lower-Manhattan. The museum has 10,000 objects as well as an archive...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went to the New York City fire museum with our day camp. We had children ages three to five teenagers as well as adults. We even have two grandmothers. As usual, the place was a phenomenal experience for all the staff is so caring...More

Thank ESTHER H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This place appears to have suffered with the 911 memorial being more popular and fire zone being closer to mid town area. However this museum has some real history and if you like old fire trucks and gear this is the place to visit. It...More

Thank Buzz80017
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I brought my 2nd grade class for a field trip here on June 14th. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and our class loved it! They learned so much and enjoyed the simulation part of the tour at the end! I definitely recommend visiting!

Thank JamieL2384
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I went here yesterday with my second grade class and it was great! The kids learned about fire safety, got a tour/info about some of the old fire engines used in NY. The trip concluded with a simulation on how to get out of your...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is one of the musea which you can easily visit with kids. There are fire trucks, they can dress up like a fireman and in the small gift shop, surely they can find something to be a hero themselves...

Thank 2014vakusa
Reviewed 24 May 2017

They've done a nice job with this museum. Lots of really good history and artifact going way back, but also more recent decades, too. They have a particularly moving section on 9/11 and a great collection of photos. 1 hour if you blow through it,...More

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Two grandkids and 3 adults had a wonderful visit to the NYC Fire Museum. Lots of old fire equipment, fire jackets and helmets that the kids can wear. Well worth an hour of your time and the kids will enjoy it too!

Thank Tim C
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