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North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center

4975 Centre Pointe Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418-6991
+1 843-740-5550
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Well done

The museum was a pleasant surprise. Lots of interesting trucks and exhibits. Wasn't too long which... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
wdr31
,
Chilhowie, Virginia
via mobile
Good museum, cool vehicles

Took my boys here on a rainy day on vacation. Good way to spend part of a day. The vehicles are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer B
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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4975 Centre Pointe Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418-6991
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+1 843-740-5550
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum was a pleasant surprise. Lots of interesting trucks and exhibits. Wasn't too long which was good because we had two small boys. Price was right. Everything was very clean. Would do again.

Thank wdr31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my boys here on a rainy day on vacation. Good way to spend part of a day. The vehicles are really neat, especially the antique ones.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We've been here three times since 2013 and enjoy it each time. The kids love fire trucks! The museum is not very crowded (every time we've been- it's been in the 3pm hour), with only a few people in the museum. The displays are beautiful...More

Thank KParrishVa
Reviewed 20 August 2017

As a firefighter, I was impressed with the life safety information presented at this museum and was making mental notes to improve the program at my station. It is clean as a whistle, the fire safety info is current, and the antique trucks were immaculate....More

Thank JeffB077
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I've actually been here several times and was blown away by the incredible collection of vintage fire trucks, in absolutely immaculate condition. The word "gleaming" sums it up. The education was terrific and my kids thoroughly enjoyed the visits, as did I. I'd recommend a...More

Thank Charlestonian13
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This musuem has a lot to offer! The kids start by designing their own fire patch which if right next to a fire truck simulator which is really cool. There is a great collection of fire trucks from over the years. The kids enjoyed the...More

Thank endhome
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The number of fire-fighting related items are unbelievable a nd very enjoyable. Historic vehicles from the early days to the present. The displays are in clean, beautiful condition and it is fun for adults as well as children. Highly recommended for all.

Thank nesscv3
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I took 3 of my grandchildren. They enjoyed a little of everything. With the 3 different ages. They all had something to do. Keep them busy for a long time.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We took our 3 year old son to this museum on vacation. The number of engines on display and the variety of activities provided was impressive, especially for the modest size of the museum. Adults could easily fill at least a couple of hours enjoying...More

Thank KtbC_NC
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Enjoyed visiting the North Charleston & American LaFrance Fire Museum. Plenty of old fire trucks and gear to look at.

Thank lilguy10
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