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Fire Museum of Memphis

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great location for an event!

You may know that the Fire Museum, downtown, hosts a lot of kid's birthday parties; (I mean, who... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Great Trip for my Grandson

We took my grandson to the museum for his 3rd birthday since he loves fire trucks. He had an... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis' Hottest Attraction!!! America’s premier interactive fire museum is in the legendary Fire Engine House No. 1 in downtown Memphis. Step back in time to a turn-of-the-century firehouse. Fight the flames of a burning skyscraper from a snorkel...more
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118 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2012
+1 901-636-5650
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

You may know that the Fire Museum, downtown, hosts a lot of kid's birthday parties; (I mean, who wouldn't want to celebrate a birthday on a fire truck!). But the Fire Museum can accommodate adult parties too. In fact, we hosted about 150 people in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank michaelbQ2276ID
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We took my grandson to the museum for his 3rd birthday since he loves fire trucks. He had an awesome time playing in the firetrucks, acting as paramedics working on his older siblings and sliding down the smaller size fire pole they have inside for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank awoodley
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Don't bother if you don't have very young children. Over priced nothing to see and what is there isn't working. Very disappointing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 66Lindilou
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We've been to Memphis several times and this time I decided to stop in the Fire Museum to check it out. So glad we did! My 4 year old loved it! From the minute we walked in the door, everyone was helpful and kind. My...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank funfam654321
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I took a five year old boy to this museum and was disappointed with the lack of “hands on” interests for a young one to do. At least two of the main attractions were “out of order”. Did I mention there were only three? The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathy A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Good museum for the kids. They can dress up and pretend to fight a fire. Nice old fire equipment to see. Hard to find parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davel622016
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited here during the morning. There was a school group visiting, but other than that it wasn't busy. We quickly made our way to the original engine house. There were great exhibits for kids to learn about fire safety. We spent about 90 minutes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nickwS6720BD
Reviewed July 8, 2018

My son absolutely loved this place. Send the dad and teenagers to the Bass Pyramid and enjoy your younger ones play at this great museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank raiinykaos
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful, informative staff, interesting museum artifacts, great play area for kids (my 18, 16, & 14 year olds all enjoyed it), and did I mention: buttons, buttons, and more buttons to push

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christine M
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Having been in the first service for some 30 plus years I love to visit fire museums. The Memphis fire museum is without doubt one of the best I've been to. The time and commitment that's gone into the displays is sensational as well as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank craigmwhite
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September 28, 2018|
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Response from ronp227 | Reviewed this property |
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January 17, 2015|
Response from penny s | Property representative |
Hours of operation are 9 AM-4:30 PM Monday through Saturday. Visit our website!
January 17, 2015|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
According to the museum’s web page, the hours of operation are: Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day) Monday– Saturday: 9:00am to 6:00pm Sunday: 1:00pm to 6:00pm Winter Hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day) Monday... More