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Address: 400 Walnut Street, Beaumont, TX, Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone Number: +1 409-880-3927
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Description: The Fire Museum of Texas is housed in the historic 1927 Central Fire...
The Fire Museum of Texas is housed in the historic 1927 Central Fire Station for the City of Beaumont. View interactive exhibits for the entire family that trace the history of the fire service in the state of Texas. Our exhibits explore equipment, trucks and fire fighting methods from the mid-1800s to the present. Perhaps one of the most comprehensive fire museums in the nation our exhibits feature a 1856 Howle Hand Drawn Tub Pumper, a 1909 Ladder Truck and a 1931 REO Light Truck - the first of its kind in the entire world. An interactive Fire Safety House allows children to practice escaping from a house fire.
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We were on our way to Galveston and couldnt pass on seeing the largest fire hydrant. We were pleased to see many fire fighters being memorialized. It was a touching tribute. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were on our way to Galveston and couldnt pass on seeing the largest fire hydrant. We were pleased to see many fire fighters being memorialized. It was a touching tribute. We were especially touched by the 911 memorial. It was a wonderful addition to our trip.

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Crossett
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

The kids really giggled when they saw this gigantic fire hydrant. The fire museum is a unique spot for Beaumont. The hydrant is a great thrill! Good location. Really well done and well kept. Just off I-10!

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

it very antic kind lots old fire truck in down town Beaumont. also their is Crockett street for night life fun. food and night club.

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great place for kids. Big or small. Has plenty of history and is kept up very well. Big event every year around the 4th.

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Easy parking. I think it is free. Not sure. Kids can climb on old fire equipment. Be sure to go upstairs as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Only went here for the 3rd largest fire hydrant in the world(?). Completely worth the 5 min drive from I-10. Really easy to get to and incredibly hard to miss.

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Jasper, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It was a rainy day but we weren't going to let that keep us from having a good time at the Fire Museum. I had my 11 yr old granddaughter and 9 year old grandson. They really enjoyed looking at all the fire trucks and my grandson really enjoyed putting on the bunker gear and pretend to be driving the... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My 11 year old daughter says "It was fun and it was cool". We spent about 45min in there and it was completely free. Don't miss the upstairs. That was our favorite area.

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Beaumont, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I really enjoyed the history part of the museum while the kids enjoyed the climbing and interactive part. There is a lot to do and it's free. But we did leave a donation in the box. We have been a couple of times and will definitely be going back.

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Lumberton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went in the middle of the day with a 3 year old and 2 month old. No one else there so we got to climb all over the upstairs safety exhibit and the fire truck. Safety exhibits would be more interesting for school age kids than the 3 year old, but she enjoyed the place.

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