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The Fire Museum of Southern Illinois - CLOSED

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I didn't know this was located in the mall. I didn't even know there was a museum. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2013
MikeD587
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Effingham, Illinois
NO LONGER AT THE MALL

It was a very nice display of the old fire truck and other items related to the fire department... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2015
andy1210
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Sep 15, 2015
“NO LONGER AT THE MALL”
Jun 9, 2015
“Gone”
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Times Square Mall, 42nd and Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

It was a very nice display of the old fire truck and other items related to the fire department. The mail was a good place for the display, but the current mall management apparently didn't want it.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank andy1210
Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Sadly the fire museum is no longer at the mall and an employee said it closed 2 years ago. Guess we made a pit stop for nothing. :(

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank TLH_mom_of_3
Reviewed January 30, 2013

I didn't know this was located in the mall. I didn't even know there was a museum. We enjoyed looking around at all the old equipment, pictures, and history lessons. Enjoyed the step back in time, and looking at everything. Many of the items were...More

Date of experience: December 2012
3  Thank MikeD587
Reviewed May 10, 2012

On business in the area, I stopped into the local mall to purchase a new suitcase for my trip home as mine had been destroyed by the airline on the trip out. Saw this little museum in the spot where a mall shop used to...More

Date of experience: March 2012
4  Thank p0wdergirl1
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