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Canadian Fire Fighters Museum

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Address: 95 Mill St N, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 2T3, Canada
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great place to visit for kids and adults alike

This a great place to take your kids for a visit. It does not cost anything and the kids enjoy looking at the fire trucks. My grandson saw this and wants to be a fire fighter... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Joan M
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Port Hope, Canada
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Port Hope, Canada
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

This a great place to take your kids for a visit. It does not cost anything and the kids enjoy looking at the fire trucks. My grandson saw this and wants to be a fire fighter when he grows up, It is a good place to spend a couple of hours and enjoy the different fire rucks.

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are a firefighter or just a wanna be, this is the place to go. It is a non-profit museum run by volunteers who refurbish older fire equipment (not just trucks, but there are plenty of those). There are new and old style firefighter bunker jackets, extinguishers, bells, sirens, crests. You name it they probably have one or more... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were traveling up to Kingston and we had some spare time. In previous trips I had seen the signs for the museum along the 401, so we decided to stop by the museum and we were very glad we did. It's currently located in a medium-sized building that is jam packed with memorabilia, artifacts, and vintage to modern equipment.... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Hidden in the little town of Port Hope, this museum has a lot of interesting items in its collection. Don't let the it's outside appearance fool you. It is well kept and worth checking out!

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We went there for something to do on a lazy Sunday. It's very close to the beach in Port Hope. They don't have a set entry fee, you can donate what ever amount you want. There is a corner where you can try on some of the fire suits. I wouldn't make a trip specifically to see this place but... More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Great for family with kids, lots of old fire trucks. Dress up fire fighters as well. Staffs are friendly. Admissions is by donation.

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colonel77
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Here you will find one of the very best displays and exhibits covering all aspects of fire fighting down through the decades from the 1800s ... This important museum opens in the better months from late May through October and charges no admission although a donation would be most gratefully appreciated ... Recently the museum announced it had received a... More 

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Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We have toured this exhibit a few times now and enjoyed more each time. The history and equipment of the fire fighters profession comes alive here and is a must to understand the pride and commitment of those who have served or are serving us.

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Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Great time looking at the many fire extinguishers from old to new. The trucks were cool to look at. The staff were very friendly.

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Cobourg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the informative historical exhibits on firefighting and my grandson was thrilled by the interactive exhibits that allowed him to be like a firefighter himself! Would love to see this attraction get a better location to do justice to the amazing collection of firefighting equipment and history.

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