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New Bern Fireman's Museum

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Address: 408 Hancock St., New Bern, NC
Phone Number: 252-636-4087
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Attraction featuring antique fire engines used in the 1922 fire that...
Attraction featuring antique fire engines used in the 1922 fire that destroyed one-third of the city.
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Fire History of New Bern

A great place to stop off, visit and support. The building provides a good history of New Bern's fire history,apparatus and pictures to see. It costs $5 per person and there is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Raleigh, NC
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Raleigh, NC
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A great place to stop off, visit and support. The building provides a good history of New Bern's fire history,apparatus and pictures to see. It costs $5 per person and there is a gift shop if you are interested in T-Shirts and patches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had lots of fun here. The lady and gentleman who were there the day we visited were very knowledgeable and took time to show my boys around.

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Acworth, Georgia
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Not a huge place, but an interesting way to spend and hour or so. Especially liked the old fire trucks and the horse!

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Palm Bay
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

nice, up close, & personal......Small local museum with a lot of history both local & state wide with lots of memorabilia

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

There was a lot of local fire history along with some older engines. There is a wall of patches from all over!

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Geneseo, New York
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice little local museum of the history of the first fire department in NC. Lots of old equipment. Loved the original steam pumpers they had on display, as well as fire trucks from the beginning of the 20th century.

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Pomeroy, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Not sure if we would like it - we went and what an eye opener. History of New Bern from the fireman's side of things. Worth 2 or 3 hours. Go early and avoid the crowds. The talking horse was really interesting.

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Upon entering the museum, it's as if you stepped back in time. The admission price is $5.00 a person for adults which is well worth it. There was a really nice lady working there named, Priscilla who was a really good tour guide. She explained the history of the steam engines to us, the history of the two fire companies... More 

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Plymouth, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The museum was very small but it was filled with very interesting pieces. It would be great if they included some info on how the old engines actually operated. $5 fee for adults.

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Defiance, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We visited the Fireman's Museum to learn how we could make the Fireman's Museum in our city more interesting. Our docent was very helpful and offered any ideas. We were able to purchase items to bring home from their gift shop.

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Additional Information about New Bern Fireman's Museum

Address: 408 Hancock St., New Bern, NC
Phone Number: 252-636-4087
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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