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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 - 3:00 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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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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Freeport, IL
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Bluffton, Indiana
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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98 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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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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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Additional Information about Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum

Address: Address: 226 West Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: (260) 426—0051
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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