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Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum

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Address: 226 W Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3021
Phone Number: +1 260-426-0051
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Mon - Tue 10:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00

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Historic Museum in Downtown Fort Wayne

Nice collection of fire equipment in an historic building downtown. Great place to visit for both adults and kids. Museum staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. Well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 April 2016
Patrick3734
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Montgomery Village
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TIPTON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Beautifully done exhibit of fire apparatus and displays tracing the history of firefighting all housed in a Victorian era firehouse. Our guide, Judy, was awesome. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Don't miss the notebook in the back room of the 1st floor, lots of great history in there, I almost walked right by it. We had a great time.

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Beecher, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We enjoy this place very good. We learn so much from here. They have nice collection of fire equipment in this historic building downtown.

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Thank Scott D
Montgomery Village
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Nice collection of fire equipment in an historic building downtown. Great place to visit for both adults and kids. Museum staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. Well worth the nominal admission fee, and a worthwhile stop while in downtown Fort Wayne.

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Thank Patrick3734
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Nice collection of equipment and Fort Wayne history. Well worth the $3 admission. Building is a nice piece of 1890s architecture.

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Thank BatGuano30
Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We were lucky to have the entire museum to ourselves today. The lady working there was very helpful and friendly. Surprisingly we were there for a couple of hours because there was so much to see. The kids enjoyed the fire safety movies and going up and down the stairs.

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Thank Sarah B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We were here for a special event. The food was great and the room was really interesting upstairs. It is an old building, but the chef is experienced and the food was presented just like a special event!

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Thank elledavenport
Freeport, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Lots of firefighter history here. Old equipment. Pictures of Fort Wayne fires. Kids would love walking through and looking at everything.

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1 Thank Candace C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

This is a nice little museum in the heart of downtown Ft. Wayne. If you've got an hour to kill, you could do worse!

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Thank StollerBrent
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Volunteers have made this fire museum first rate. Lots of interesting historical photographs decorate the walls. Lots of small items and memorabilia. Several nicely restored Ft. Wayne fire trucks are on display. Especially interesting is a wonderful 1953 Cadillac ambulance, the likes of which I've never seen before. Great place!

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2 Thank Tom253
Bluffton, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

I love this museum in downtown Ft Wayne! The old firetrucks gleam and are displayed so people can view them up close and personal! I esp. am intrigued by the iron lung that used to be carried on trucks for polio victims. Upstairs they provide educational area to teach kids about fire safety. High recommended for kids.

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