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National Emergency Services Museum
Ranked #13 of 169 things to do in Sheffield
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The National Emergency Services Museum is located in one of Yorkshires first purpose built combined Police, Fire and Ambulance Stations in the centre of Steel City, Sheffield.Opened in 1983 with just 2 Fire Engines and a few small exhibits and only 2 of the buildings 46 rooms open for the public to view the museum has grown and grown year by year. Now with thousands of exhibits and 26 exhibition areas, around 45 vehicles on display and not forgetting many more exhibits and vehicles currently in storage ready to be displayed we are still developing. The Museum is a Registered Charity and does not receive any major funding. Everything that you see here at the museum has been achieved by donations and your entry fee's.We are always working to update the museum and make the museum more hands-on and interactive for visitors!
hampshire
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“always changing”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

i try to visit at least once a year and all i can say is it just gets bigger and better each time i visit there is know a new toilet block upstairs
the entrance hall and shop has been redecorated and is looking great
the police garage has also been decorated and new mines rescue vehicle added to collection
and out side a fantastic ex london turn table ladder that on certain weekends is extended to show every 1 how it works
i have been informed the cafe is due for a complete refit too soon but still only £4 to get in and a lovely mug of tea and hot sausage roll goes down well

Visited June 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Great day out for kids and adults alike”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Go to find out all about the working horses in the fireststation and learn all about what firemen back in the day did, wore, got paid ec. Then look at how their outfits have changed over the decades. very informative and thought provoking

Visited January 2013
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Sheffield
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Totally Brilliant”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We took our grandson on Bank Holiday Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience - our grandson did too, Low entry charge for such a fantastic range of vehicles and artifacts from the fire, police and ambulance service going way back to the beginning. The staff were very helpful and friendly and just added to a great visit. We went for a ride in a fire engine too.

Nice little cafe if you get peckish and a shop with lots for everyone.

Will go at least once a year from now on - there is so much to see.

Visited August 2013
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We came across this by accident as we were walking around Sheffield. As we are both retired police officers we called in and took a trip down memory lane! A very enjoyable experience looking back at the Police, fire brigade and ambulance service. Nicely put together by people who clearly care

Visited July 2013
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“Worth a visit. Great place to see”
Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

I have visit the museum in February it was a little bit to cold inside but it didnt spoiled anything. Old fashion museum but very interesting. Very friendly staff.

Visited February 2013
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