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Denver Firefighters Museum

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Address: 1326 Tremont Place, Denver, CO 80204
Phone Number: 303-892-1436
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Description: History of firefighting from the early 20th century to present day told...
History of firefighting from the early 20th century to present day told through a collection of firefighting equipment, uniforms and other memorabilia.
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Firefighter Museum

Enjoyed it very much. The displays are interesting and the items available to see and touch are terrific for young people.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Walnut Creek, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A happy surprise! They have clothing, boots, hats, gloves, and walkie talkies for kids to use and wear. Totally an awesome time for them to be able to pretend and sit in a firetruck, turn the wheel, talk on the radio, etc.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Enjoyed it very much. The displays are interesting and the items available to see and touch are terrific for young people.

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I think this is one of the better museums in Denver BUT, it is not for everybody. Most people will enjoy seeing the history of Denver and it's fire department, but I think it will really resonate with those who serve in the fire industry or have family that does. For long time firefighters (Denver or not), this place is... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I have lived in Colorado my entire life and I have never heard of this museum before. My boyfriend and I wanted to go check it out! The price was affordable, the gift shop inside was affordable. It was amazing to see the trucks, the tools, the clothing and everything from way back up until now. It was really cool... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It is a nice enough museum but very small. It was very crowded during our visit. Some thought it was a playground rather then a museum. Maybe during the week it might be different. Needless to say very loud. For what we paid and what we took from it I felt cheated, and it wasn't big enough to consider a... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a wonderful few hours here. Staff were very welcoming. We were not sure how good it would be but it exceeded our expectations. Large display upstairs dedicated to 9/11 disaster which made us quite humble. Everything is really well laid out with lots of information. Great selection of old fire trucks through the years. Well worth a visit.

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Deux-Sevres, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Housed in an old fire station and packed full of fire fighting vehicles and memorabilia. Although there were no children there at the time it is obvious that there is a lot of things children can do including dressing in uniform.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My husband & son visited the museum during our vacation in Denver. My son recently began Firefighter training so he was very interested and my husband found it very enjoyable as well. They enjoyed the exhibits and found it very informative. The staff was friendly & helpful as well.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My husband is a retired fire fighter so he knew many of the antiquated equipment and explained them to me. The video portion was very interesting. Even if your not into fire stuff, the building itself is cool. I think it was worth the time and money. It is just around the block from the US Mint, so kill two... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went here as my husband is a former firefighter and all of us were pleasantly surprised. It's a small collection, but well maintained and a nice reminder of how primitive things were in the past for these very brave men. We spent about 90 minutes here, lots to read and view. Some interactive type displays on the second floor... More 

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