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Lester L. Williams Fire Museum

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Address: 375 Printers Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-3191
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A nice stop

Although it was a small exhibit, it was filled with wonderful tools and restored trucks. The salute to the First Responders was well done.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Mike S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Although it was a small exhibit, it was filled with wonderful tools and restored trucks. The salute to the First Responders was well done.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is a small fire museum that is interesting and gets you out of the hot sun! Good but small and my 5yo enjoyed it! Only takes about 30 mins to go thru

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Peoria, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The brand new building is quite imposing, and the jumble of historical gear and notes is mesmerizing. It was mind-opening to read about the problems of establishing an alarm system (first a triangle, then a bell, and so on). The Firefighter's Prayer on the wall in a wood scroll artwork made me cry. So sweet. So to-the-point about the risks... More 

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Pilot Point, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

As a volunteer firefighter, I loved this place. I got to see how it use to be to fight a fire. A must for all firefighters or their families.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Hard to believe this museum is free. A wide and varied selection of things to see. A lot may mean more to a firefighter but still worth the effort to go visit. Def worth leaving a donation towards this museum.

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Fort Knox, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Loved the fire museum! My kiddos, ages 3 and 7, enjoyed learning about the firetrucks of years ago and seeing the trucks, hoses, helmets and old photos. Best part is it is free and the staff is delightful! 30 minutes was enough time for us to see and hold their attention.

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Eaton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We heard about this museum from a local and thought we would check it out. What a great little museum. And it is NOT little in history! They have packed a lot of great historical items into a decent sized space. I must mention it is FREE admission, but a few great things for the kids- an old firetruck they... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

This is a small museum, but worth the visit. Especially since it is free (donations accepted). Several old trucks / engines and various other old firefighting equipment. We spent about an hour or so looking at the exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

From the moment you walk in the door at the Headquarters of the Colorado Springs Fire Department (Home of the Lester L. Williams Fire Museum) They are happy to see you! Some nice displays, photo's and very interesting Colorado Springs Fire Department memorabilia. The facility is spotless, as are the bathrooms (what else would you expect from a Fire Dept... More 

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