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Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

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Neighborhood: Camelback East
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Address: 6101 E van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008-3421
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The world's largest firefighting museum chronicles the history of the...

The world's largest firefighting museum chronicles the history of the profession and commemorates fallen firefighters.

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A Hidden Treasure- Hall of Flame

If you have children or grandchildren interested in trucks of any kind The Hall of Flame is a place to see all kinds of fire trucks on display. As you enter make sure you have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have children or grandchildren interested in trucks of any kind The Hall of Flame is a place to see all kinds of fire trucks on display. As you enter make sure you have your children pull the rope to ring the huge fire bell. Once inside there are fire trucks on display from 1800's to present. One truck... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has an outstanding array of firefighting equipment across centuries. Great for everyone. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. You can spend the entire day in there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We've been to fire museums all around the world and I stack this one up with any of them. They have a heroes and fire fighters lost in the line of duty tribute room.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Los of history, different rooms from old to knew on different fire trucks throughout; also great display of patches from all over; so make sure you bring your hometown.patch to see if they have it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A nice museum. The staff and owners have done wonders with a small budget. Being able to get very close to the different apparatus is a treat. The smaller displays on the walls bring a nice personal touch. The newer section honoring fallen firefighters is touching. Well worth your time and money. Plan on spending a couple of hours or... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went to the Hall of Flame Museum and spent about 90 minutes. There is an introduction video to the museum. There is also a gift store. There are all types of fire engines to see. There are ones that are made of glass that were simply decorative. There are historic and larger ones as well. There was an area... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

A real tribute to our firefighters!!! Great showing of antique apparatus! A real tribute to firefighters!!! Great shirts in gift shop!!!

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Sun City West AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

A lot of very interesting displays. School groups get a lot of hands on experiences. Everyone gets to play with water. You learn a lot from the staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

One of the best fire museums I have been to. Very organized and clean. So many beautiful Different types of fire apparatus. 7.00 entry fee, very nice gift shop with affordable prices.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

There are lots of fire engines to see in this museum. There is also a very short film. It is not expensive to visit.

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