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Address: 400 Walnut Street, Beaumont, TX, Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone Number: +1 409-880-3927
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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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Really Cool!

Really neat place to stop. I love that there is a firefighter's memorial right outside. We stopped here not expecting much, but absolutely nice!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Really neat place to stop. I love that there is a firefighter's memorial right outside. We stopped here not expecting much, but absolutely nice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

it has one the largest fire hydrants in the world. it is nice place to visit having many historical collections.

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Thank Finhasali
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Visited here with a friend from England who had worked for the Fire Service in England for many years. We found the exhibits very interesting, and kids will enjoy the fire engine cab complete with Fire Helmets where they can 'drive' and provide excellent photo opportunities. There is no formal charge for entry - but donations are much appreciated, and... More 

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Port Arthur, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

The fire Museum of Texas is a great place to visit. Visitors of all ages will find something to enjoy! It is definitely a "must see" in Beaumont!

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Conroe, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My husband is a retired Houston Firefighter and he really enjoyed seeing all of the antique fire equipment. Loved the oversized fire hydrant.

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Thank pamela h
Vidor, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Fire Museum of Texas is a truly unique place. There are fire engines, yes. But there is also a house where kids can practice 'escaping' from a fire, and there's a lot of neat memorabilia. Don't miss this, and be sure to have your picture taken by the giant fire hydrant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

I took my parents and my four year old to the museum! We stayed for at least an hour. There was an upstairs and downstairs. Lots of stuff for the little ones and photo opportunities!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

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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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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