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New Bern Fireman's Museum

408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
+1 252-636-4087
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This is a small local fire museum with very few pieces of equipment, however, each piece is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jk3750
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Columbus, Ohio
My daughter loved it

Brought my 3 year old daughter here. Everyone was so nice and informative. They let us know the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Allie M
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Frederick, Maryland
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Attraction featuring antique fire engines used in the 1922 fire that destroyed one-third of the city.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
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+1 252-636-4087
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a small local fire museum with very few pieces of equipment, however, each piece is original and part of the New Bern Fire Department. I had a personal tour guide who was quite knowledgeable and extremely interesting and entertaining. At one point we...More

Thank Jk3750
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brought my 3 year old daughter here. Everyone was so nice and informative. They let us know the history of the New Bern FD and was so nice to our daughter who was pretty rambunctious there!! The museum had old FD trucks on display and...More

Thank Allie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a stop, especially for civil war history buffs and fire department enthusiasts. New Bern's fire department's rich history is on display. They will have an inter-active fire education center for children in the very near future.

Thank roamin2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The New Bern Fireman's Museum is in the process of ramping up, currently the second floor is under development (not to mention the rest rooms). The information and exhibits are very good with interesting docents and will improve over time. The admission price is appropriate...More

Thank WILLIAM F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Would highly recommend the guided tour. The guided tour volunteers were very knowledgeable about the history of firefighting in New Bern. Equipment is completely restored in the original fire house.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

service was prompt, friendly, fast, waiter had a smile, very courteous and helpful. manners excellent, on top of replenishing water always

Thank chillipepper30
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Perfect for the entire family, it was clean and had many interesting artifacts and history. Friendly people, knowledgeable about the area.

1  Thank Artistwriter50
Reviewed 20 January 2017

excellant preservation of local fire department history with at least two steam engines, several horse drawn fire apparatus, memorabilia and exhibits. Renovations underway and interactive children's section being added. Located in old fire HQ station. Well worth a couple hours of your time and a...More

2  Thank chfd1dj
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a rare firemen's museum in that all the equipment has been used by local firemen. Therefore, you learn not just about how the stuff works, but also about the people who used it. It's a stunning building that was a fire station. A...More

2  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 15 December 2016

If you like fire trucks this is a nice place to visit. It has the oldest fire engines used in New Bern dating all of the way back to the 1800's. The staff there are very friendly and gave us a personal tour of the...More

1  Thank Dave V
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