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“Limited interactive ability” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting
6101 E. Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008 (Camelback East)
602-275-3473
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Ranked #13 of 129 Attractions in Phoenix
Type: Specialty Museums
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Owner description: The world's largest firefighting museum chronicles the history of the profession and commemorates fallen firefighters.
Appleton, Wisconsin
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134 reviews 134 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“Limited interactive ability”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Many older fire apparatus on display, but only a small amount of hands on activities for kids. Also would have liked to see more current equipment displayed as well. Giving guests a binder with facts/info upon entry is ok, but would have preferred to have the information displayed on a placard in front of the equipment instead.

Visited April 2013
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Illinois
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136 reviews 136 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
“Very nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Price was right,only 5$ / person.We spent about 2 hours looking at just a lot of firefighting equipment.I found all this info interesting . This museum is one of a kind that you are not going to see anywhere else.

Visited March 2013
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Baldwin Park, California
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Interesting it you like old fire engines or have fire fighting background”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The name is kind of deceiving. My son saw this museum while we were heading to the "Hole in the Rock" and he wanted to stop. We thought it was going to be about the science of fire but it was about fire fighters and fire engines. It's kind of pricey, $7 for adults and $5 to $6 for kids. Customer services was lacking a bit and your kind thrown a 3 ring binder that holds all the info about the exhibits. It's about 10 pages of reading. They do have a small 9-11 exhibit that was interesting.

Visited March 2013
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Interesting and unique”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

No frills museum full of firefighting equipment and memorabilia. Very old hand pumpers up to modern equipment.

They hand you a notebook with information on the exhibits when you go in, it would have been nice to have more signage so you could read about the items you were interested in rather than flipping through a notebook.

Visited March 2013
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Moultrie, Georgia, United States
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“All firefighters should visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

A great place that all firefighters would enjoy. Recommend that time be allowed for the visit. Really enjoyed hearing actual live fire calls while there.

Visited February 2013
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