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Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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I think any fire fighter would love this place. I am not and still found it interesting. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kathy o
Edgerton, Wisconsin
Lots of vintage equipment

Enjoyed our rainy afternoon observing all the vintage fire equipment. Also enjoyed reading about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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The world's largest firefighting museum chronicles the history of the profession and commemorates fallen firefighters.
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6101 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3421
Camelback East
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I think any fire fighter would love this place. I am not and still found it interesting. Lots of fire engines from all over. Very helpful staff

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kathy o
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed our rainy afternoon observing all the vintage fire equipment. Also enjoyed reading about some of the life saving heroics many of the firefighters have done. The men that work there all appear to be retired firefighters and had some great stories to tell. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum does have a nice collection of fire fighting equipment, but there are no descriptions at each piece of equipment. You are given a binder when you enter that had the information in it. All the equipment is numbered. It was difficult to read...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Museum has over 100 restored vintage fire fighting wagons and fire trucks. All were in beautiful condition. Many other bits of information about firefighters and there equipment. Very clean facility.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank billgerling3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The attention to detail is evident in the restoration of the old equipment. The admission charge was very reasonable. The retired firefighter was pleased to be able to talk passionately about the profession. The short video gave a good overview and you need about 3-4...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Clarkwaynewinter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think a lot of people take for granted how heroic the firefighters in our communities are. This museum, more than just a collection of firefighting equipments, will provide you with a greater appreciation for not only firefighting technology, but also the men and women...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vetism
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our men's group made a visit and had a great guide who was a retired Seattle Fire Fighter. He was familiar with all of the equipment on display. One piece was older than the U.S. as it came from England before we were a nation....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been to many Museums where I felt I should actually pay more for Admission ( $10 ) but this is one place that I did. I should start by saying that I used to work for a Corporate Fire Department in Alberta Canada...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Randy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was quite impressed with the museum. They give you a brief history of the museum when you arrive and then hand you a booklet that has the history of each apparatus you look at. They have a very impressive display of hand pulled/cranked machines...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank I6937YDbillm
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Who wants to go see Fire engines? I did not think I would enjoy this , but I went along with the group of friends. I must say I was wrong. The collection was great. If you are a fireman or just love transportation ,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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February 6, 2016|
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Response from laxmom2mom | Reviewed this property |
The group I went with were 8 year old boys. They had activities that were age group we brought. There are "firetrucks" through the ages but mostly for looking not touching. I hope this helps.
Leslie F
March 12, 2015|
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Response from Yrneh1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember, But if you are coming from New York to be here. I am sure it isn't more than the trip and it appears that others have answered the question. Although I will say that the Hall of Flame is a great place to... More