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FASNY Museum of Firefighting

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Address: 117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, NY 12534-1601
Phone Number: 518-822-1875
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The premiere collection of firefighting objects in the world, featuring...

The premiere collection of firefighting objects in the world, featuring over 90 pieces of apparatus on display. Children’s activities include creative play on fire engines, interactive activities and the McCadam Cheese Fire Safety Discovery Room.

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This a great museum. They have an incredible collection and have done an excellent job making it interesting and accessible for all ages. I learned a lot about the evolution of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jim W
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This a great museum. They have an incredible collection and have done an excellent job making it interesting and accessible for all ages. I learned a lot about the evolution of fire fighting equipment. I was particularly interested in learning how horses replaced teams of men as steam powered pumps got too large to haul by hand. This led to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went here only to make my husband happy and assumed I would be bored silly. To my surprise, this was a wonderful museum with an amazing array of vehicles and historical information. There were modern fire engines as well as antique fire trucks dating back to the steam-powered kind and even the horse-drawn kind. There were tools, gear, accessories,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have visited this museum twice and may still not have seen it all in depth. The exhibits are educational and the collection of fire apparatus is extensive. Almost all of the apparatus on display is from NY State.

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Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a great experience for little ones to have. They got to meet the older firefighters and touch the older trucks. They learned so much.

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Thank Christine P
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in town for the day while my parents were passing through, and decided to hit this museum up on the way out of Hudson. I was in for a very pleasant surprise. This museum has one of the largest collections of firetrucks and equipment from the 17th century up until today. Some of these rigs are utilitarian in... More 

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Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see and learn, highly recommended! This museam really is a must see. Tons of information, (likely can not read it all in one visit). Interesting history of firefighting and of the area.

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Thank zillointhevil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my mom and nephew. It was so exciting to see all old firetrucks from all over the state from way back up to modern days. It was so fascinating and a marvel as my mom and especially my 9 year old nephew were mesmerized by it all. I loved it and would go back any time

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We stopped into this museum during a drive from the Hudson Valley to NYC and we all enjoyed it (kids ranging from 9-15). The advancement in technology is amazing to see as you move through the years. You can easily move through the museum at your own pace - we saw everything in 1 hour.

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Thank strictlycarryon
New Hartford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

All the photo's are real, awesome exhibit, from 1700's apparatus to modern day trucks and vehicles, 9/11 exhibit was sad for me (memories). I believe you and your children would share a lifetime of memories.

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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Welll, almost. Kids of all ages get to sit behind the wheel of selected fire trucks in the museum's extensive and dream about actually responding to an emergency. This museum has an eclectic collection going back to the age of human hauled pumpers and brass speaking trumpets. I remain amazed at the depth and breadth of the collection. Each vehicle... More 

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