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Cincinnati Fire Museum, Cincinnati

#10 of 15 in Museums in Cincinnati
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
The Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati highlights the significant contributions that Cincinnati has made to the firefighting profession.

Our mission is to share and celebrate the history of firefighting in Cincinnati, while providing a unique fire-safety education experience.

Our vision is to bring the traditions of firefighting to life—in a museum that helps save lives.
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  • Interesting history on a topic you don’t often think of. It was fascinating to learn the role Cincinnati has played in the field of fire fighting. The museum is on two floors, but I believe there...  more »
  • Very nice smaller museum. Staff there were very friendly and informative. My husband was a firefighter for many years and enjoyed all the equipment from the past.  more »
  • Vary nice museum. Loved the educational film. A perfect way to help kids learn fire safety
  • Very friendly staff with detailed historical displays and information. On site reenactor to tell you about the origin of the professional firefighters and their early equipment. Also has a handful of photo opportunities, but be warned that the fire truck display for getting into has a few functional switches and the siren can surprise you (and the kid goofing around with them) Parking available nearby and they're conveniently located in the heart of the city. The whole tour takes 30-60min

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