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New Bern Fireman's Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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One cool firehouse

Stopped in to check out this Firehouse museum. What a great surprise! We were greeted by retired... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom R
New Bern, North Carolina
via mobile
Excellent tour

This is very educational and I would recommend anyone taking the tour. Learn about the history of... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Attraction featuring antique fire engines used in the 1922 fire that destroyed one-third of the city.
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408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
+1 252-636-4087
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in to check out this Firehouse museum. What a great surprise! We were greeted by retired firefighter who gave us a great tour of the period pieces maintained in the building. The tour lasted about 2 hours. A piece of New Bern history worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom R
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is very educational and I would recommend anyone taking the tour. Learn about the history of New Bern and the fires.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This museum is packed with history! The guides are volunteers and very knowledgeable. They share humor and truly make you feel welcomed. After leaving the museum, walking this the neighborhood is engaging.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank djgifford
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If yoou have any interest in firefighting, this is a must see. They have both an Amoskeag and Button steam engine, as well as other trucks abd displays

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

It was nice. Good tour guide very informative. It was pretty much a private tour so got to ask questions.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Was a tad bit expensive but they have recently renovated and it was worth the price. Had a great personal tour. Lots of history!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cchadad
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We stopped in and took the tour. The guides were very informative and friendly. We learned a lot about the area and observed alot of history too. This museum is very well done and I would highly recommend if you are in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pati P
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The tour guide told very interesting stories about the history of New Bern and the fire department. Looking at all the fire trucks and carriages was fun too.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Very informative and entertaining. Lots of old equipment and fire fighting accoutrements. Great tour of history of firefighting.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wanda J P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The old firehouse contains several old pieces of firefighting equipment from horse drawn units to chain driven motorized units to one of the 1st latter trucks. All are in pristine condition. The tour guide will tell the story of the equipment & the history of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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4 November 2017|
Response from Judy0827 | Reviewed this property |
Normally the museum is open Mon thru Sat 10 am to 4 pm. Adult admission is $ 7, students are $4 and under 6 years is free. I do not know if they are open Thanksgiving Day, but I would think they would not be open.