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FASNY Museum of Firefighting

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice, short visit with kids

We went in August '18 as a family with two children under 8 and two over 10. This is a small place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lakewood, New Jersey

I'm a history buff, not a firefighter, but I love history! This museum is well-worth a visit even... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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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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117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, NY 12534-1601
+1 518-822-1875
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in August '18 as a family with two children under 8 and two over 10. This is a small place, with a nice collection of older fire vehicles. As with any trip, you need to know what to expect. This is not an...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

I'm a history buff, not a firefighter, but I love history! This museum is well-worth a visit even if you are not a firefighter!

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum has a great collection of vintage firefighting equipment from horse driven hand pumpers to modern firetrucks. The museum has icons throughout that signal places with hands on activities for children. It was great for both our 8 and 3 year old grandchildren and...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I had heard about this place and since our grandson loves firetrucks, it seemed like the perfect outing. He was engaged for almost 2 hours! The hands on stuff was great but the history and vintage fire fighting apparatus kept me interested as well! This...More

Thank Drumbum13
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Took this place for granted until we had a 3 year old visit. So special! Great exhibits. Interactive displays. Super kid friendly but also instructive and even beautiful. As cool in a retro sort of way as anything on Warren St.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a great destination for young and old and should not be missed. There are over 60 original fire fighting vehicles, from hand operated bucket brigade transports to stylized horse drawn carriages to the more familiar fire engines of the last 100 years. Lots...More

Thank oulo
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I recently drove up to Hudson to see this museum. My public library provided me with a free pass. It was well worth the drive. The collection of fire apparatus is terrific ranging from horse-drawn wagons thru about the 60's or 70's. The trucks were...More

Thank bravefilius
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Lots of vintage firefighting appliances and equipment, and interactive displays. Staff were very attentive and helpful. Recommended for adults and children.

Thank Kevin51
Reviewed March 8, 2018

A must see!...The History alone and being able to see the way fires were fought with the most awesome preservation of the fire engines and all the artifacts from years past was just mind blowing!

Thank tenkrun
Reviewed November 23, 2017

My wife and I discovered this wonderful museum on a Sunday morning while touring Hudson, on our way to Olana. We arrived at opening and were the only guests at that early hour. The museum is large. You need well over an hour to navigate...More

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