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FASNY Museum of Firefighting

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Address: 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY
Phone Number: 518-822-1875
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Description: The premiere collection of firefighting objects in the world, featuring...
The premiere collection of firefighting objects in the world, featuring over 90 pieces of apparatus on display. Children’s activities include creative play on fire engines, interactive activities and the McCadam Cheese Fire Safety Discovery Room.
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I was brought up in Hudson, lived a very short distance from the Museum. The grounds have been updated beautifully.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I was brought up in Hudson, lived a very short distance from the Museum. The grounds have been updated beautifully.

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hudson
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Never dream there were so my different types of fire truck. Great place to send a few hours for with the kids or visiting friends. It is pretty cool

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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I went here with my husband and two children; a 5 year old and a 2 year old. My 2 year old is very rambunctious and was not well received by the snotty lady who oversees the museum. The place is incredible and we probably would have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves if it were not for this woman following us around... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
62 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went here just to do something we thought would be kind of quirky and out of the way, expecting it to be a place we might spend 10 minutes or so becuase it is hyped as something for kids, but WOW were we surprised. We spent 2 hours here and had to leave for an appointment, but we could... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I am the curator for a fire museum in Wellington, New Zealand and had heard from local New Yorkers that I should make the time to visit the FASNY Museum of Firefighting. I have traveled the world visiting other museums and fire collections and would have to say this is one of the greatest collections I have come across. I... More 

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Fascinating for kids and adults -- we spent three hours and there was more to see. The historical write-ups are excellent -- back to the Romans -- and George Washington's chewing out of some "tourists" was priceless.

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new york
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great collection of firematics. Wonderful for kids. Hands on stuff for kids. Many old firetrucks and memorabilia.

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New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When I started in the fire service there was a saying "back when men were men" this place will take you to that time. My wife and I brought our 5 year old grandson here on Labor Day weekend, he didn't want to leave number one; number two he wants to go back already. My wife saw for the first... More 

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Grand Lake
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Having been severely burned in a fire in 2003, I am alway very interested in the evolution of firefighting techniques. This is a good little museum.

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Wallkill, New York
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115 reviews 115 reviews
50 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

When I was there, several children were having a great time. What kid doesn't want to be a firefighter? Such big smiles and activity. A great (albeit small) collection of firefighting apparatus displayed throughout. Many hands-on activities for children. Most of the trucks you can't climb on, touch or otherwise handle. There are a couple that kids can get really... More 

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