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San Antonio Fire Museum

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801 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2024
+1 210-390-7236
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We love the SAFD Fire Museum! We've been twice. This last time we went, they had updated and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
firewife1111
Fantastic!

What a wonderful place! Super affordable, and my kids absolutely loved it! You're started off... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SliverQueen
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801 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2024
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+1 210-390-7236
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"nice display"
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"lots of interesting stuff"
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"on display"
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"great history"
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"kids and adults"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the SAFD Fire Museum! We've been twice. This last time we went, they had updated and expanded with an entire kids' area. We were afraid we would never get our son to leave! They also have really reasonably priced souvenirs. We spent much...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! Super affordable, and my kids absolutely loved it! You're started off with a volunteer firefighter tour that tells you about some of their items, then they let you explore on your own. My kids loved dressing up at firemen pretended to...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

My three year old really wanted to see the fire museum. He was guided along by three separate retired fire fighters - each answered question after question patiently and with affection. Museum is priced approximately for the size and content.

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We stayed at the Fairfield Inn next door to the Fire Museum. We visited the museum on Tuesday, our last day of the trip, and were greeted by a very friendly retired fireman to show us the various displays. We learned about the history of...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Housed in one of the original downtown fire stations, this museum is a trip back in history. You will get to look up where the hayloft was and see where the fireman slid down the poles from the sleeping quarters.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Found this place while walking around the Alamo. We were greeted by two nice men and given the "$5 Tour"...which turned out to be the best $5 Tour we have ever experienced. A retired fire fighter spent about 90 minutes showing and explaining the various...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

walking back to the hotel and decided to stop for a visit. It is manned by retired firefighters and they were so friendly and genuine and made the stop worthwhile. A great collection of trucks and they even take a picture of you in one....More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

My husband is a firefighter so he wanted to go and see this! We enjoyed our tour and enjoyed seeing all the history of the San Antonio fire dept. Our tour guide was great.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Make sure to visit the San Antonio Fire Museum when you visit San Antonio. Hector, Rick and John will take care of you and will make sure you'll know all you want to know about SAFD. We loved our visit, and of course, shared several...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Loved the well kept fire equipment, interesting paraphernalia, and the fun videos of firefighters. Cute picture opportunities with stand-up cut-outs around the museum. Great tours offered by retired firefighters and others. Neat souvenirs available at good prices. Entrance prices are also very reasonable. Short to...More

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The Museum is Open 10:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday Children Free! (A voluntary donation for adult admission is requested)
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