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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
Jeff B
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Milan Ctr, IN
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Land O Lakes, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

We were lucky to have the entire museum to ourselves today. The lady working there was very helpful and friendly. Surprisingly we were there for a couple of hours because there was so much to see. The kids enjoyed the fire safety movies and going up and down the stairs.

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Thank Sarah B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were here for a special event. The food was great and the room was really interesting upstairs. It is an old building, but the chef is experienced and the food was presented just like a special event!

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Thank elledavenport
Freeport, IL
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lots of firefighter history here. Old equipment. Pictures of Fort Wayne fires. Kids would love walking through and looking at everything.

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1 Thank Candace C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a nice little museum in the heart of downtown Ft. Wayne. If you've got an hour to kill, you could do worse!

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Thank StollerBrent
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Volunteers have made this fire museum first rate. Lots of interesting historical photographs decorate the walls. Lots of small items and memorabilia. Several nicely restored Ft. Wayne fire trucks are on display. Especially interesting is a wonderful 1953 Cadillac ambulance, the likes of which I've never seen before. Great place!

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1 Thank Tom253
Bluffton, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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2 Thank Kayleen R
Milan Ctr, IN
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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2 Thank Jeff B
Terre Haute, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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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3 Thank Kenneth H
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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2 Thank granof03
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank rebecca c

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