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Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum

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Address: 226 West Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: (260) 426—0051
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Worth an hour or your day

I have seen this place change for the better over the years. Very educational. Fun for fire buffs, kids and kids at heart

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
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Milan Ctr, IN
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Bluffton, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I love this museum in downtown Ft Wayne! The old firetrucks gleam and are displayed so people can view them up close and personal! I esp. am intrigued by the iron lung that used to be carried on trucks for polio victims. Upstairs they provide educational area to teach kids about fire safety. High recommended for kids.

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Milan Ctr, IN
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have seen this place change for the better over the years. Very educational. Fun for fire buffs, kids and kids at heart

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This firehouse is very well put together of the old fire trucks and horse tipe fire equipment. the time it take to see it all is about a hour and to take pictures.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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90 reviews 90 reviews
41 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We really enjoyed this museum. My grandson's liked seeing all the old fire trucks and equipment. It is a small museum but has a nice collection of exhibits and the volunteer was really informative.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

it may be small but it is packed with history . put it on your list when you only need a short trip. the staff is full on knowledge the place is clean any one that wanted to be a firefighter when they were a kid would enjoy.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This museum is curated and administered by firefighters -- in addition to the wonderful historical equipment, they run safety programs. They also have a small cafe on the top floor which is a real treat.

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Erlensee, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I liked it very much to get some information from a Volunteer at the place. The collection of Historic equipment is great.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Just okay. Probably fun if you have a kid who is very into a firefighter stage. I wouldn't go out of my way.

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Fort Wayne IN
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Interesting and fun place to take the kids for a little history on firefighting.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Very informitive. Wish I had more time to look around.

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