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Fire Museum of Memphis, Memphis

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Fire Museum of Memphis is located in Memphis. Plan your visit to Fire Museum of Memphis and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Memphis trip itinerary maker.
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  • Says it closed at 5 we showed up at 420 and they said they were closed for the day and they close at 440. Website clearly says 5 and they just shut the doors. My husband who is a firefighter and my so...  more »
  • I took my two kids, 3 and 9 months, to the fire museum in the spring of 2017. It was thoroughly enjoyable. My younger one was able to crawl over many parts of the museum, while the older one superbly ...  more »
  • I had to drag my son out after almost two hours in here. We walked right past the cool old fire trucks (the museum portion) and headed over to the kids area. There are fireman jackets and hats for the...  more »
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  • Thank you Memphis firefighters for running such a great museum. Thank you for preserving history. This place is great.
  • Very interesting museum, and something I've not seen in other cities (though they may well exist and I just never visited or saw them). They have some very cool historical fire equipment and engines, as well as an area where kids can dress up and play. The play area isn't particularly expansive, but my 3 year old played for almost 2 hours with his friends at a birthday party here and didn't want to leave because he was still having fun.
  • Very well put together! Children enjoyed the time!
  • Great staff and a great experience perfect place to see a little bit of the Memphis fire department history
  • Very nice people kids loved learning about fire safety.

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