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National Emergency Services Museum

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Address: 101-109 West Bar | Old Police/Fire Station, Sheffield S3 8PT, England (Formerly Fire & Police Museum)
Phone Number: +44 114 249 1999
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Description: The National Emergency Services Museum is located in one of Yorkshires...
The National Emergency Services Museum is located in one of Yorkshires first purpose built combined Police, Fire and Ambulance Stations in the centre of Steel City, Sheffield.Opened in 1983 with just 2 Fire Engines and a few small exhibits and only 2 of the buildings 46 rooms open for the public to view the museum has grown and grown year by year. Now with thousands of exhibits and 26 exhibition areas, around 45 vehicles on display and not forgetting many more exhibits and vehicles currently in storage ready to be displayed we are still developing. The Museum is a Registered Charity and does not receive any major funding. Everything that you see here at the museum has been achieved by donations and your entry fee's.We are always working to update the museum and make the museum more hands-on and interactive for visitors!
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My Grandsons all love this place. We could do with a yearly ticket!!! Go there every couple of months!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My Grandsons all love this place. We could do with a yearly ticket!!! Go there every couple of months!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went for a Fathers Day out to the museum with our 21 month old daughter. She absolutely loved looking around all the old police cars and fire engines. We will definitely take her again when she's a bit older so she can appreciate the educational side of the museum. The buildings amazing - so old and intriguing wondering who's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I took my nine year old grandson ,he loved and so did I,apart from smell. Well worth the price. Helpful firemen at the door. On the way out, they were interested in what we thought of our visit. Would recommened a vistit

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It's a great idea and an interesting visit for older children and adults, but for a two year old it was dark, gloomy, a bit smelly and scary. We enjoyed it so will take him again in a few years. It's not for anyone with mobility problems as there are lots of stairs and a lot of large vehicles to... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My wife and I took our fireman Sam fanatic 2 and 3 year old grandsons for the first time and they loved it. They spent over 2 hrs clambering into vehicles, trying on uniforms and helmets and sliding down a firemans pole. They particularly enjoyed the mock fire engine where they could sit and drive an engine and see all... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great museum, lots to see & do for all ages. We visited with our son who has a learning disability , he's in his 20's and he absolutely loved been able to sit in the Ford Transit Police van & pretend to drive. As its the original building the museum has many floors and nooks & crannies so make sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum with our 3 yr old son today and had a lovely time. Displays are very interactive, with lots of vehicles to explore inside of. Heavily weighed towards fire service and would like to see more ambulances etc but only a minor complaint. Very good value for money, thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I visited the museum with my dad when he came to visit sheffield as something a little different to do. The museum seems to be largely based around the emergency vehicles, of which it has a varied and interesting collection, with good examples of police vehicles, from motorbikes to a bullet proof landrover. It also has a lot of historical... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This was an unexpected visit as we were looking for somewhere we could get to that was close to our hotel due to the rain. The museum has lots of interesting things to see and even as two adults without children we were not disappointed. Found it quite spooky being in the old cells. Lots of interesting information and great... More 

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

After eventually finding it, I was amazed at the amount of interesting things that are at The National Emergency services museum. Lots of facts and history about the emergency services and how things have progressed over the years. There are lots of things to do and plenty of old vehicles to look around. Sadly some of the exhibits are looking... More 

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Address: Address: 101-109 West Bar | Old Police/Fire Station, Sheffield S3 8PT, England (Formerly Fire & Police Museum)
Phone Number: +44 114 249 1999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield

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