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“Serving the Southernmost, Pride and Dedication to Key West!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Key West Firehouse Museum

Key West Firehouse Museum
1024 Grinnell St., Key West, FL
1-305-849-0678
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Ranked #8 of 69 Attractions in Key West
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: A museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting in the Florida Keys
Hollywood, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Serving the Southernmost, Pride and Dedication to Key West!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Heart and soul went into the making of this museum. One of the best firehouse museums I have visited. Created by a retired Key west fireman, the museum has artifacts from their department, as well as almost every Chief's picture and uniform, or hat, since their inception. They have an old La france pumper on display, the old coal pit used for the horse drawn steamer, and even recreation of the firehouse sleeping quarters, which some musuems do not have. The station itself has had history, including enduring many hurricanes on the island. It is a good stop, for at least an hour or so. They have a store for t-shirts, steins, mugs, or other souveneirs. If you work for a fire department, bring your patch, they will proudly display it.

Visited January 2013
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TigerHose, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this review, March 31, 2013
We would like to thank you for visiting and taking the time to write a review of our musem.
Hope to see you again in the future.
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“Happy to see the openin of this long awaited museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Visited the museum the week of February 11th, 2013. It was very nice to see the end result of what had to be a lot of hard work for all the volunteers. The original displays were great to see and it looks as though volunteers there will continue to add to the museum as time goes on. It will be a place I will visit again on my trips to KW. Thanks to all the volunteers for their hard work!
Jeff McCormack

Visited February 2013
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TigerHose, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this review, March 31, 2013
Thanks Jeff. We're glad you stopped by and grateful that you took the time to write a review. I apologize for not thanking you sooner. Trip Advisor is new to me so it took a while to respond. We hope to see you again.
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