We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Key West Firehouse Museum

Closes in 30 min: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
You have to make time to visit the Firehouse Museum

Even if you're not into the history of the Key West Fire Dept., go anyway! Why? Because there is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
billdN5558SO
,
Boston, Massachusetts
Great find

Having found this museum by accident I returned and joined the tour (retired chief) our guide who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom S
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 256 reviews
113
All photos (113)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“fire department”(21 reviews)
“personal tour”(14 reviews)
“old firehouse”(6 reviews)
About
A museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting in the Florida Keys
Closes in 30 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
1024 Grinnell St, Key West, FL 33040-3204
Website
+1 305-849-0678
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Key West
from $21.45
More Info
from $16.11
More Info
from $85.12
More Info
Reviews (256)
Filter reviews
229 results
Traveler rating
203
19
7
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
203
19
7
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fire department personal tour old firehouse fire engine great tour horse drawn historical artifacts run by volunteers lots of history first hand island history on display great stories great for kids private tour piece of history these guys
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 229 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if you're not into the history of the Key West Fire Dept., go anyway! Why? Because there is so much history to be told, you'll be amazed of the stories the firemen will tell you about the island. I was very impressed and excited...More

Thank billdN5558SO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really neat place to visit if you/your spouse is a firefighter and/or you are into fire memorabilia. Lots of items donated from other cities & states so it’s not all specific to Key West. I would say this is not like a...More

Thank Christie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having found this museum by accident I returned and joined the tour (retired chief) our guide who was very knowledgeable not only about the fire service in Key West but a bit of history of the island. Loved the tour and the passion it was...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a tour of the old No 3 fire station in Key West. Our guides were knowledgeable and enthusiastic. One of them was a former Captain at the station. Thought it would be a short tour but we were there over 2 hours. Very...More

1  Thank Leeannev52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a firefighter or just want to learn more about the history of the fire department in Key West, I highly recommend a visit to this museum. I have learned more about the history of Key West by spending some time with the...More

1  Thank mcmartine1025
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

If you are a firefighter- going through this museum is very cool. That being said, I think this museum would also appeal to those who are not in the fire service as well. Interesting to learn about the history of the fire service in Key...More

2  Thank Laura D
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This was a great place to get an overview of all the firemen. Learned so many things from this museum. Feeling Thankful for all that they do,

Thank ajkwf
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I loved my tour here it is so interesting and informative seeing the history over the years. It would also be great for kids as this big kid got to get into a fire engine for photos! One of my favourite experiences in Key West....More

Thank JillH1280
Reviewed August 12, 2018

I had previously seen this place when walking by but never made time to take the tour until yesterday. You don't need to be a firefighter to enjoy this experience. This museum is clearly the result of a labor of love. There's so much history...More

Thank Mitchell A
Reviewed July 31, 2018

If you are a firefighter, you have to go. This museum is such an interesting place with so much history. The former fire chief and captain are there to tell you stories of the past. You also get a discount if you are a firefighter....More

1  Thank kspeaker
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 51 nearby hotels
Silver Palms Inn
1,892 reviews
.12 miles away
Key Lime Inn Key West
1,448 reviews
.21 miles away
Chelsea House Hotel in Key West
933 reviews
.24 miles away
Best Western Hibiscus Motel
2,684 reviews
.36 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 471 nearby restaurants
The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.
1,690 reviews
.04 miles away
Little Pearl
297 reviews
.29 miles away
Incas Restaurant
338 reviews
.28 miles away
El Siboney Restaurant
4,140 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 736 nearby attractions
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
852 reviews
.16 miles away
Key West Cemetery
1,254 reviews
.31 miles away
C. B. Harvey Rest Beach Park
12 reviews
.18 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Key West Firehouse Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines