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Volunteer Fireman's Hall & Museum of Kingston

266 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401-3808
+1 845-331-0866
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Volunteer Fireman's Home

Such beautiful grounds & buildings maintained by NYS Fireman's Association. Support your local Fire... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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This is part of my heritage.

In fact, my Uncle helped run and found this museum. My aunt was the First Volunteer Woman... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
DaveEB310
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266 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401-3808
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+1 845-331-0866
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Such beautiful grounds & buildings maintained by NYS Fireman's Association. Support your local Fire Department

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

In fact, my Uncle helped run and found this museum. My aunt was the First Volunteer Woman Firefighter in Kingston's history. My dad was a volunteer fireman in his youth in the area, and when I moved upstate to the Utica area at one time,...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Interesting collection of Ulster County fire departments and fire equipment - well documented and displayed. Also have a wall honoring deceased volunteer firefighters with their names on plaques!

Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you like old buildings and old stuff, this is a place for you. Fire equipment that illustrates the history of fire fighting. Engines, hose carts, photos, uniforms and tons of memorabilia. I'll be back for sure.

Thank merrahue
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went to the museum as a day trip. There was a mustering of historic fire equipment which made it even better. We have been to several fire museums and this was one of the nicest. It is also located within walking distance of the...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Though compact this museum ranks right up there with many that we have visited. Great display of memorabilia including a firehouse 'pole'. There is a fairly steep stairway to the 2nd floor with no elevator available. The volunteers staffing the museum are chockfull of knowledge....More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 19 July 2016

There is a hoarded collection of local and regional fire fighting history - the people, the equipment and the culture. Staffed by retired fire fighters with lots to share about everything. Go upstairs and visit the old meeting hall with its collection of photos, documents,...More

Thank travelbob1
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Bring the family or just stroll through to tour the Volunteer Fireman's Museum! It is a fun place for history buffs or boys & their Dad's!

Thank Y5161YKrobinb
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went to the museum with my four year old grandson and my eighty-plus old parents. There was enjoyment and all. See a great collection of firetrucks and memorabilia and lots of hands on activities for young children. Inexpensive and interesting.

Thank mcobound
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

While much of the museum is hands-off, there is plenty to engage young children and plenty to keep adults busy as well! My kids loved the interactive exhibits, and I was amazed by the sheer size of the place. What a gem.

Thank SmarteCookie
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