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New York City Fire Museum

278 Spring St, New York City, NY 10013-1405
+1 212-691-1303
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THIS IS NOT A CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

ATTENTION PARENTS: This is not a touching museum. Do not bring your children here if you cannot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
schmayla98
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New York
Anniversary 2017

Found this gem by accident. It gives you the history of the New York City Fire Dept. Has a display... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gene B
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The New York City Fire Museum is the official museum of the FDNY.Occupying a renovated 1904 Beaux‐Arts firehouse at 278 Spring Street in Hudson Square, west of SoHo, the museum is home to a renowned collection of fire‐related art and artifacts from the 18th century to the present; including hand‐pumped fire engines, horse‐drawn vehicles, early motorized apparatus and firefighting tools and equipment.
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

ATTENTION PARENTS: This is not a touching museum. Do not bring your children here if you cannot control them, keep them from yelling, screaming, or knocking over things. Dedicated to those of you who almost ruined my experience. Now, as for the museum, this place...More

Thank schmayla98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this gem by accident. It gives you the history of the New York City Fire Dept. Has a display to honor those lost in 9/11 also. It is a unique experience to visit and see the rare treasures from years past. Staff was amazing...More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I took my 7 year old son this weekend to visit the museum. Really liked all the exhibits and 9/11 memorial. When i signed up, I was anticipating some firefighters being there. Having someone doing some interactive stuff with kids would have been great. i...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had a couple of hours to kill before a Saturday matinee of CATS (or one of the circles of H#$% as my husband views any musical). So, this was his reward for enduring it. If we'd had more time, we've walked down from Penn...More

Thank passlaw2
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on a recent visit to south Manhattan. Well worth the detour. The staff was very friendly and able to answer all questions.

Thank baileybd
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Tucked away in deep in Lower Manhattan, the New York City Fire Museum is the hidden gem that holds historical and modern apparatus, uniforms, art and memorials to firefighting and the men and women that dedicate themselves to the field. It was quiet the day...More

1  Thank DanaCW
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The museum has a nice selection of antique fire wagons, and memorabilia. The 9/11 room is special. Inside it, they have the only Scott airpack that I’ve ever seen that ruptured, a unique artifact. Possibly I missed it, but I don’t recall seeing a display...More

1  Thank Ry A
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was on our list of things to do and on a rainy day in NYC, while walking to Ground Zero, we stumbled across it unexpectedly! The staff were very friendly and allowed me to feed our 6 month old on the bench at the...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

New York City Fire Museum is located in the former quarters of FDNY Engine Company No. 30, which is a renovated 1904 fire house at 278 Spring Street in the Hudson Square neighborhood of Lower-Manhattan. The museum has 10,000 objects as well as an archive...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went to the New York City fire museum with our day camp. We had children ages three to five teenagers as well as adults. We even have two grandmothers. As usual, the place was a phenomenal experience for all the staff is so caring...More

Thank ESTHER H
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