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“an original firehouse now a museum”

Key West Firehouse Museum
Ranked #11 of 188 things to do in Key West
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Owner description: A museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting in the Florida Keys
Reviewed September 29, 2013

I'm interested in firehouses and equipment because I grew up with a Dad who was a volunteer fireman. We were always there.

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Tigerhose3, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed our museum and hope to see you again.

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"fire department"
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"personal tour"
in 14 reviews
"fire house"
in 12 reviews
"great tour"
in 18 reviews
"old firehouse"
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"fire engine"
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"horse drawn"
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"past and present"
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"first hand"
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"run by volunteers"
in 3 reviews
"lots of history"
in 9 reviews
"on display"
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"island history"
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"great stories"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

We happened to walk past the museum while exploring the island on our first day in Key West. They were closed for the day so we decided to come back the next day. So glad we did!! We learned a lot of history and interesting facts about the firehouse. The guys were great and had some funny stories to go along with the tour. We even got a discount for being first responders. We will definitely be back to support the museum!!

Thank Sweeneygurl
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Tigerhose3, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2013

Thanks for making the special effort to tour our museum. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we're glad you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again in the near future.

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

My husband is a firefighter so he wanted to stop at this museum while we were in Key West on a cruise. Not only did he love it but I was also entertained! Plenty of great Key West history and to hear some of the stories from a former fire chief was awesome. Everyone should put this on their "must do list" for Key West!

Thank HHIBadger
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Tigerhose3, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

Thank you for the great review. We really enjoyed showing you around the museum. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were rained out for a day our most recent vacation to our beloved Key West and having seen the aquarium and drank enough for a day we were looking for something to do. The Key West Firehouse Museum was a fantastic museum in a real historic firehouse. The staff were beyond kind and informative and gave us a personal tour of the museum, complete with a picture of my husband and I on the vintage firehouse. This is a great stop for anyone looking to get out of the sun or fill a rainy day... excellent for kids as well!

Thank Jlizzio
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Tigerhose3, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

Thanks for your kind review. We appreciate you taking the time to visit and review the museum. We also hope to see you again. It was a pleasure showing you around.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

wao !! the original key west fire house.big double barn doors that tells the story .horse carriage and run by volunteers.they were paid with a type of coupon or paper credit for the firemen to spend on their needs.

Thank milagros148
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Tigerhose3, Director of Operations at Key West Firehouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

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