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City of Jackson Fire Museum

Address: 355 West Woodrow Wilson Ave, Jackson, MS 39216
Phone Number: (601) 960-2433
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Ranked #16 of 41 Attractions in Jackson
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Wilsum, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The City of Jackson Fire Museum 355 Woodrow Wilson Jackson MS 601-960-2433 Mo-Fr 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission free! Selfguided at all! A little view to the other side of the Woodrow Wilson gave us the idea that there was #355, a former fire Station of the City of Jackson Fire Department. A big "U" sent us to the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The place doesn't have a lot to see; about 5-6 fire engines and some historical placards. That being said, Sherrie, who led the your, was very nice. She helped my son (6) slide down the pole, she gave us info about the old fire trucks and equipment and she let him get up in a truck and blow a horn.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

My dad is a retired fire captain, so I have an appreciation/respect for the profession of fire fighting. I stop at many stations and any museums when traveling just because. This was a pleasant little surprise of things to do in Jackson. I don't recall the lady's name who greeted me, but she was so kind and hospitable, if she... More 

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Helena, Alabama
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142 reviews 142 reviews
38 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Housed in a working fire station, the Fire Museum is a hidden gem in Jackson. The curator, Ms. Sherri, is fabulous and has the patience of a saint; our children loved her. The museum visit includes an age appropriate discussion of fire safety which includes a chance to practice stop-drop-and-roll on gym mats, crawl through a smoke filled hall (black... More 

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