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Denton Firefighters Museum, Denton

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The museum hosts a collection of fascinating memorabilia from the 1800s to modern day, allowing visitors to step back in time and experience the evolution of firefighting over the last 150 years.

Located inside the lobby of the historic Central Fire Station, The Denton Firefighters’ Museum features intriguing, historic collectibles including a hose cart from the 1800s, equipment from a 1935 ladder truck, fire extinguishers, fire grenades, helmets, uniforms, and Denton fire report logs dating back to the 1920s. The museum is also home to five, life-like mannequins displaying firefighter gear through the decades.

The Denton Firefighter’s Museum is open weekdays, from 8 am until 5 pm, and admission is free. Guided tours are available and group tours are welcomed and encouraged. Please drop in, try on a uniform, and be prepared, to take a step back in time. Don’t be alarmed if no one is there. Feel free to come and go as you please but be sure to sign the guestbook to leave your mark! For more information, call 940-349-8840.
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  • The dedication was outstanding and the invite to tour the museum was much appreciated. Lots to see and some interactive exhibits.  more »
  • My husband and I took our 8 and 10 year old grandsons and great grandma to visit the museum. We were escorted around by a very nice fireman and then allowed out into the firehouse to see where the...  more »
  • Grate place to visit.
  • a hidden gem. While not very big it looks to have a fairly full collection covering the history of the Denton Fire Department.

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