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Fire Museum of Texas

400 Walnut St, Beaumont, TX, Beaumont, TX 77701-2344
+1 409-880-3927
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We've been wanting to bring our grandson to this museum for awhile since he loves Fireman and... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Cheryl L
via mobile
Awesome photo op!

I didn't go to the museum. I just came for the Roadside America Dalmatian fire hydrant attraction... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
survivor5804
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Houston, Texas
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The Fire Museum of Texas is housed in the historic 1927 Central Fire Station for the City of Beaumont. View interactive exhibits for the entire family that trace the history of the fire service in the state of Texas. Our exhibits explore equipment, trucks and fire fighting methods from the mid-1800s to the present. Perhaps one of the most comprehensive fire museums in the nation our exhibits feature a 1856 Howle Hand Drawn Tub Pumper, a 1909 Ladder Truck and a 1931 REO Light Truck - the first of its kind in the entire world. An interactive Fire Safety House allows children to practice escaping from a house fire.
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400 Walnut St, Beaumont, TX, Beaumont, TX 77701-2344
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We've been wanting to bring our grandson to this museum for awhile since he loves Fireman and Firetrucks. We were a little disappointed that many of the exhibits did not work on the Children's area on the second floor. If it wasn't for the Trip...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

I didn't go to the museum. I just came for the Roadside America Dalmatian fire hydrant attraction! Most definitely worth the stop! So much so that when we came through for our Florida trip we stopped again to bring my eight year old niece. She...More

Thank survivor5804
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Of course my husband is a firefighter and he loved it. Great place to take kids that like this kind of thing. Informational and a lot of history. People were nice. Self guided is fine and does not take very long.

Thank jenniferbox
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Love the exhibits. And the condition and history of the equipment is fantastic! The Firefighters that are still stationed there are very friendly.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed June 11, 2017

what a surprise this place was, the fireman had alot to do with designing this display, it shows in the quality and time they put into it. the displays of old fire engines and equipment is superb. the displays are very nice. Good clean fun...More

Thank PremireReview
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Found this place while exploring downtown and my kids really enjoyed it. While there the firemen noticed a couple families were out visiting and brought around a fire truck to let our kids explore and were super nice! Thank you guys for all you do!

Thank kailg206
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I could not believe all the work put into this Museum was Fantastic for All Ages!!!!! It's not just a little walk through a fire station, it's an amazing experience. Surprised Me

Thank Jewell R
Reviewed February 13, 2017

If you relish the past as a young child, watching the old fire trucks rushing down the road responding to a fire alarm, you're in for a treat. The old fire trucks and equipment, on display, and used to fight fires will bring back the...More

Thank joe6485
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Great photo opportunity. Young children will get a kick out of it. The museum was ok. Interesting to see the old time fire trucks and a little history on the evolution of fire fighting.

Thank JP10354
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We were surprised but how much was packed into such a relatively small area. I have never seen so many different fire trucks/carts/engines plus firehoses, nozzles, pumps, hydrants, whistles, station patches etc. If you have a child that likes fire engines they will enjoy this...More

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