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Pennsylvania National Fire Museum

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Address: 1820 N. Fourth Street, Harrisburg, PA
Phone Number: 717-232-8915
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Nice Museum to support Firefighters

A little off the beaten path, but a nice museum to visit if you are interested in Firefighting and it's history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Vernon, Connecticut
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Vernon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A little off the beaten path, but a nice museum to visit if you are interested in Firefighting and it's history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a great museum! Loved all this history inside the building! It's a definite must see if you are in the Harrisburg area.

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

it has 3 levels , very beautiful , Nice tribute to 9-11 . Staff was friendly , helpful & knowledgeable , looking forward to going back . The kids loved it .

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Poinciana, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great exhibit in an old firehouse. Lots of antique fire items and apparatus. Great exhibit to visit if you have time to stop by. Well worth the donation.

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Roanoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I took a tour of the Pennsylvania National Fire Museum on Friday, April 24, 2015. This museum is staffed by volunteers who once served in fire fighting. There are many neat exhibits to see here. I would recommend this museum to others that have an interest in historic things and an interest in fire fighting.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Beautiful indoor site housed in restored building with interesting history. Multiple fire apparatuses on display, including some from 1800s. Amazing working fire alarm system dates to about 1900. Attentive, knowledgeable staff and easy surface parking nearby. Close to Whitaker Center (home of kid-friendly science museum).

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Leesburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had a couple of hours to kill, so decided to visit here. Good choice, as the quality of the building and exhibits is very good. You can see fire fighting equipment from the late 1700's through just after WW2. Fascinating to see how fire fighting has progressed over the years. The displays are well documented, with large written explanations... More 

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West Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We visited the museum during a week-long stay in the area. Admittedly biased as we are both professional firefighters, my boyfriend and I were overwhelmed by the hospitality of both museum volunteers and in awe of the quality, attention to detail, and evidence of dedication in creating such a beautiful museum. Everyone involved should be so proud of their hard... More 

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Middletown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This museum has an awesome display of fire equipment and the building is just immaculate! Do not miss the opportunity to see this beautiful museum!

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Hartford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I had the opportunity to visit the museum on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Arriving just as the museum opened, I was heartily greeted by a museum volunteer. We had an opening conversation about the museum and its contents. Speaking of contents, they are varied, from apparatus, to display case, to a working fire alarm office. The history of the museum... More 

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Additional Information about Pennsylvania National Fire Museum

Address: 1820 N. Fourth Street, Harrisburg, PA
Phone Number: 717-232-8915
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 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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