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Denton Firefighters Museum

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Address: 332 E Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4272
Phone Number: 940-349-8840
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Opened by local firefighters in 2005, the museum is located in the lobby of...

Opened by local firefighters in 2005, the museum is located in the lobby of Central Fire Station and houses firefighting memorabilia from the 1800s to the present. Collections include an old hose cart that was pulled by hand, 1935 equipment from a ladder truck, breathing apparatuses from past decades and much more.

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Free Free Free... With a stroll thru Denton take the time for a cool tour

A look at some of the equipment used in the past and pictures of various trucks and fires in Denton. This is in a Real fire station so a look at the current trucks is also a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Terry S
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Keller, Texas, United States
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Keller, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A look at some of the equipment used in the past and pictures of various trucks and fires in Denton. This is in a Real fire station so a look at the current trucks is also a possibility if they're not making calls.

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Thank Terry S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids had such a great time and the firefighters were super nice! This was a great way for our young children to learn about the job of a firefighter.

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a tour and the kids got top notch service from the firemen. KUDOS on their customer service and making the kids feel special.

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1 Thank TRACY H
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Fantastic little museum and it is FREE! It is small but, the amount of displays makes up for that!! This is a working fire station and I got to meet the K-9 search dog! What a sweetheart he was! Lots to see and worth a return trip! They did it up well!

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Denton, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

not much to it overall, however there is some interesting stuff to see. You can be through the entire exhibit in less than an hour. Plan other things to do in Denton if this is your reason for coming.

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1 Thank Pierce G
Gardnerville, Nevada, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were wandering around town square and stumbled upon this little museum. There were some great old fire fighter gear and equipment on display. I even got to try on some old fire fighting gear!

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2 Thank BedlamPro
Denton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It's very small, but it's free, and there's clean restrooms and water fountains inside. It is located about two blocks east of the downtown square area, so if you are walking around the square and have small children, it's a great place to take them. The museum houses about 100 years' worth of firefighting artifacts, with pictures from all over... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The museum has a small but very interesting, well-organized, pristine collection of firefighting artifacts! Definitely worth a visit while you're in downtown Denton.

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2 Thank crazypilotgirl
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is just a small little museum, but it is interesting, FREE, and they allowed us to go back and see where the firefighters live and also check out the trucks and emergency vehicles. My kids (6&3) loved it and also got to try on a real uniform. If you have small kids, this place is a very nice stop.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We took our four year old grandson for a visit that included a walk around the square and ice cream. The best part of the visit was visiting with the firefighters who were wonderful with our grandson. He walked away with a great red hat.

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