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New Bedford Fire Museum

51 Bedford St, New Bedford, MA 02740-4815
+1 508-992-2162
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Wonderful for the young and young at heart!

I love this place. It is totally hands on and kids love it. My Dad was a fireman and this place... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Susan H
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Sandwich, Massachusetts
Excellent Exhibit

The detail of the exhibits are well planed. The hours of operation are limited always a good idea... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2016
Sheila G
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Mar 11, 2017
“Wonderful for the young and young at heart!”
Apr 26, 2016
“Excellent Exhibit”
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51 Bedford St, New Bedford, MA 02740-4815
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+1 508-992-2162
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

I love this place. It is totally hands on and kids love it. My Dad was a fireman and this place brings back memories of a time when kids could run around a fire station and play on the equipment, slide down the fire pole...More

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed April 26, 2016

The detail of the exhibits are well planed. The hours of operation are limited always a good idea the check before as it is staffed by a volunteer. Children and adults will enjoy the history of this place.

Thank Sheila G
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Reviewed January 5, 2015

if you like history and fire this is the place you want to go to. Call for times open because they change a lot.

1  Thank idahoe
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

Took our son and he was allowed all over the trucks, allowed to ring bells and crank the old sirens. Kids are free and adults are $3! It's run by a former New Bedford firefighter and his son and they are so informative about the...More

4  Thank ConfuciousJ
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Good time for kids, they have every firetruck ever used in New Bedford. Kids can dress up and slide down poles. If your kid loves fire fighter then this is a must do.

5  Thank Melissa A
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Reviewed April 17, 2012

A locally run museum by a retired fire fighter. Lots of great history to learn and lots of fun activities for kids. Everyone should experience this museum at least once.

5  Thank jstatik
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

I was happy to find this. My kids loved it. For a small donation (I was embarrassed to pay such a small fee) .. you kids can walk through this old fire station and climb on the fire trucks ... pretend to drive them, ring...More

6  Thank mersee
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