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North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center

Address: 4975 Centre Pointe Dr., North Charleston, SC 29418
Phone Number: 843 740 5550
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I highly recommend going to this place we love going year after year. Very educational and the ed interactive fire truck ride is the best ...this is a must go place if you are visiting charleston great for all age kids and adults

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Charleston, South Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The museum is located near the Tanger outlets. It is a small museum that has the entire collection of America LaFrance fire vehicles back to the mid 1800's, Kids are free and adults a very reasonable $6. There are interactive exhibits that are educational for kids and adults. There is a virtual fire engine that you can drive to an... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Kids love it,so do I .this is a first I heard American la France has closed its doors for good ,so am very happy n.Charleston save this incredible collection

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great for parties and playtime! Great for play dates! The kids and the parents will enjoy! Will learn and play at the same time!

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Clyde, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I am a paramedic and former fire fighter so this museum is right up my alley. I enjoyed my experience, so many fire engines of different ages and models. If you have a child who is interested in becoming a fire fighter then this is a must. Also a good value for the family, I think it was only $6... More 

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va
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

being a retired firefighter was good to see all the old fire trucks, very nice place for all ages .educational for all

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Spent 2 hours here on a rainy Saturday. Kids are free with paying adult. Interactive displays, old fire trucks and make sure the kids play the punch game.

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19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

My sister threw my three year old nephew's birthday party at the N. Charleston and American La France Fire Museum. The room where the party was held looked like an area for a business meeting. It was very well kept with an attached kitchenette. Once we laid out the decorations it was ready to roll for the party. Everyone working... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

beautiful collection of firetrucks and equipment, interactive stuff for kids of all ages. perfect on a rainy day

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lots of fire trucks, a small play area, and interactive children's ride inside a old truck. Brought my 2 year old and he wasn't interested. Maybe better for older children. The trucks were really neat to me. We won't be back until my son expresses an interest in fire trucks.

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