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New York City Fire Museum

278 Spring St, New York City, NY 10013-1405
+1 212-691-1303
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Small but interesting

The museum is small but well done. It’s two floor and has an elevator. There are quite a few early... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kmmate
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Great little museum. It's probably the best opportunity to pick some authentic FDNY gear as well. I... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Michael M
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The New York City Fire Museum is the official museum of the FDNY.Occupying a renovated 1904 Beaux‐Arts firehouse at 278 Spring Street in Hudson Square, west of SoHo, the museum is home to a renowned collection of fire‐related art and artifacts from the 18th century to the present; including hand‐pumped fire engines, horse‐drawn vehicles, early motorized apparatus and firefighting tools and equipment.
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278 Spring St, New York City, NY 10013-1405
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is small but well done. It’s two floor and has an elevator. There are quite a few early fire wagons (trucks). The gentleman working the day I visited was very nice.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Great little museum. It's probably the best opportunity to pick some authentic FDNY gear as well. I believe some of that money goes to the 9/11 fund.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This museum is very close to Greenwich village so if you visit the"friend's" apartment pop in here too. You can try out the actual fire men' s outfit, see a bit of 9/11 original restored relics. And also you can visit some old fire engines...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

My spouse and I visited the New York City Fire Museum (NYCFM) on a Sunday morning in mid-October 2017. The museum is open daily from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, but be sure to consult the website for exact days and times because it was...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

ATTENTION PARENTS: This is not a touching museum. Do not bring your children here if you cannot control them, keep them from yelling, screaming, or knocking over things. Dedicated to those of you who almost ruined my experience. Now, as for the museum, this place...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Found this gem by accident. It gives you the history of the New York City Fire Dept. Has a display to honor those lost in 9/11 also. It is a unique experience to visit and see the rare treasures from years past. Staff was amazing...More

Thank Gene B
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I took my 7 year old son this weekend to visit the museum. Really liked all the exhibits and 9/11 memorial. When i signed up, I was anticipating some firefighters being there. Having someone doing some interactive stuff with kids would have been great. i...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had a couple of hours to kill before a Saturday matinee of CATS (or one of the circles of H#$% as my husband views any musical). So, this was his reward for enduring it. If we'd had more time, we've walked down from Penn...More

Thank passlaw2
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on a recent visit to south Manhattan. Well worth the detour. The staff was very friendly and able to answer all questions.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Tucked away in deep in Lower Manhattan, the New York City Fire Museum is the hidden gem that holds historical and modern apparatus, uniforms, art and memorials to firefighting and the men and women that dedicate themselves to the field. It was quiet the day...More

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