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San Antonio Fire Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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If you are interested in fire service this is a great stop. Great folks to give you info. Not a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun way to spend a couple hours

This museum was next to our hotel. We have a 3 year old who loves fire trucks. Our guide was a... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in fire service this is a great stop. Great folks to give you info. Not a huge place but good size with plenty of things to see. Would do again if in area. Close to Alamo.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J T
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jellogirl
Reviewed October 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KmanWent
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MattSWine
Reviewed August 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

The kids loved putting on the fire gear and walking into the ambulance. Wish they had a little more, maybe a hose to pick up or something.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I was not really looking forward to this museum visit. It turned out to be my favorite of the whole trip. A lot of history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shelby N
Reviewed July 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clipperetta
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sphunni
Reviewed July 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dwight H
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February 19, 2015|
Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
The Museum is Open 10:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday Children Free! (A voluntary donation for adult admission is requested)