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San Antonio Fire Museum

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This was actually our family's second visit, our first being just a couple months ago. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
MattSWine
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San Antonio, Texas
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Nice little museum

Having a fire background we had to check out the museum. It's not huge but there is a lot to see... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
billphoto1
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This was actually our family's second visit, our first being just a couple months ago. Our 2.5-yr-old and 5.5-yr-old boys LOVE the place. They had frequently asked to return after our previous visit. They can climb all over the back cab of an ambulance, wear...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Having a fire background we had to check out the museum. It's not huge but there is a lot to see. interactive area for children was a nice touch. Staff were all retired SAFD members when we were there and as it goes, we could...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The kids loved putting on the fire gear and walking into the ambulance. Wish they had a little more, maybe a hose to pick up or something.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was not really looking forward to this museum visit. It turned out to be my favorite of the whole trip. A lot of history.

Thank Shelby N
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We came down from Kansas to check the museum out. My brother is, Jerry Whitley, and it was a wonderful experience. The video they have in a movie room was special as the public service announcement for smoke detectors was special. The people working there...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We toured with our three year old. The tour guide was very nice and let him climb up on a few fire trucks. There was a fun second room where he could try on fire gear and play with fire truck toys. All of the...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We went there with our son who is a firefighter. It was very interesting learning about the early days of firefighting in San Antonio. They gave us a guided tour that was very educational. They had many engines on display as well as early firefighting...More

Thank Dwight H
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Interactive and informative. Anyone interested in fire should check this museum out! Lots of heroic stories from the past. The best part was having retired fighter fighters tell us about their career. Support these brave women and men!!!

Thank TexasZs
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This museum, as you would expect, is an old fire station that has undergone renovation. It is staffed by volunteers, and the fire equipment and building have been renovated by volunteers. Our tour guide, John (aka Jack), was a retired SAFD firefighter and paramedic who...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

good place to get out of the heat of the day and walk around , we used the hop on hop off to get around.

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The Museum is Open 10:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday Children Free! (A voluntary donation for adult admission is requested)
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