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This museum was next to our hotel. We have a 3 year old who loves fire trucks. Our guide was a retired fireman. He was very knowledgeable but also took us through quickly so we had lots of time in the kids play area. My...More
200 yards from the Crockett Hotel, which overlooks the Alamo. Great group of volunteers running this almost-free museum. As a senior, I got $2 reduction to the usual $5 entry fee. Small guided tour by ex-fireman was quite interesting. Also all the photos, and the...More
This was actually our family's second visit, our first being just a couple months ago. Our 2.5-yr-old and 5.5-yr-old boys LOVE the place. They had frequently asked to return after our previous visit. They can climb all over the back cab of an ambulance, wear...More
Having a fire background we had to check out the museum. It's not huge but there is a lot to see. interactive area for children was a nice touch. Staff were all retired SAFD members when we were there and as it goes, we could...More
We came down from Kansas to check the museum out. My brother is, Jerry Whitley, and it was a wonderful experience. The video they have in a movie room was special as the public service announcement for smoke detectors was special.
The people working there...More
We toured with our three year old. The tour guide was very nice and let him climb up on a few fire trucks. There was a fun second room where he could try on fire gear and play with fire truck toys. All of the...More
We went there with our son who is a firefighter. It was very interesting learning about the early days of firefighting in San Antonio. They gave us a guided tour that was very educational. They had many engines on display as well as early firefighting...More