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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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Beautiful Tribute to True American Heros

This is a great museum for families and adults of all ages. It has the history of firefighting beautifully displayed, along with vintage trucks, and firefighting gear. There are a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a great museum for families and adults of all ages. It has the history of firefighting beautifully displayed, along with vintage trucks, and firefighting gear. There are a ton of hands on activities for kids and future fire fighters. They have programs for school groups. Lots of safety tips included. Impressive gift shop with books, toys and Lego... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have visited several fire fighting/fighter history museums. In short, this has been the best one yet. A large number of types of pieces we've never seen anywhere else, e.g., the 1731 Newsham engine. Lot of great art, history and equipment. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The best place ever to see the history of fire engines live in the flesh: all the way back to an early bucket brigade truck!

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Monticello, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was shocked at the workmanship on the old time horse drawn carriage, I wished I had taken a photo. Currier and Ives---nice. (art) History about the horses----how they kept breeding them to make them stronger. Horse shoes--- on cobblestone streets in earlier times. Get to sit in a fire truck---- and go to a fire. (video)--- Need training to... More 

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Trinity, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stopped in late in the day to check out the Museum, thinking just a quick visit. Well the museum is quite extensive! Hundreds of fire engines and wagons plus lots of other related "stuff". Very impressive! You can spend a lot time here depending on your level of interest. Very good signage and looked like they had some interactive... More 

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Elmira, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I never expected to see such a wonderful display of firefighting equipment and memorabilia presented in such a professional manner. For adults, the explanations of the equipment is wonderful - and the museum has many programs for children. When we entered, the first hall was full of fire trucks (most made by American LaFrance) - amd I thought that must... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about FASNY Museum of Firefighting

Address: 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY
Phone Number: 518-822-1875
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hudson
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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