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New Bedford Fire Museum

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Address: 51 Bedford St (Corner of Sixth St), New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone Number: 508-992-2162
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great history

if you like history and fire this is the place you want to go to. Call for times open because they change a lot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

if you like history and fire this is the place you want to go to. Call for times open because they change a lot.

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Worcester
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Took our son and he was allowed all over the trucks, allowed to ring bells and crank the old sirens. Kids are free and adults are $3! It's run by a former New Bedford firefighter and his son and they are so informative about the history of the trucks, memorabilia, and even the building itself. A great way to spend... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Good time for kids, they have every firetruck ever used in New Bedford. Kids can dress up and slide down poles. If your kid loves fire fighter then this is a must do.

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Mass.
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

A locally run museum by a retired fire fighter. Lots of great history to learn and lots of fun activities for kids. Everyone should experience this museum at least once.

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Seekonk, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I was happy to find this. My kids loved it. For a small donation (I was embarrassed to pay such a small fee) .. you kids can walk through this old fire station and climb on the fire trucks ... pretend to drive them, ring the bell. There is a fire pole to slide down and fire hats and cloths... More 

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