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San Antonio Fire Museum

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Fun way to spend a couple hours

This museum was next to our hotel. We have a 3 year old who loves fire trucks. Our guide was a... read more

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200 yards from the Crockett Hotel, which overlooks the Alamo. Great group of volunteers running... read more

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801 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2024
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum was next to our hotel. We have a 3 year old who loves fire trucks. Our guide was a retired fireman. He was very knowledgeable but also took us through quickly so we had lots of time in the kids play area. My...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

200 yards from the Crockett Hotel, which overlooks the Alamo. Great group of volunteers running this almost-free museum. As a senior, I got $2 reduction to the usual $5 entry fee. Small guided tour by ex-fireman was quite interesting. Also all the photos, and the...More

Thank KmanWent
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This was actually our family's second visit, our first being just a couple months ago. Our 2.5-yr-old and 5.5-yr-old boys LOVE the place. They had frequently asked to return after our previous visit. They can climb all over the back cab of an ambulance, wear...More

Thank MattSWine
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Having a fire background we had to check out the museum. It's not huge but there is a lot to see. interactive area for children was a nice touch. Staff were all retired SAFD members when we were there and as it goes, we could...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The kids loved putting on the fire gear and walking into the ambulance. Wish they had a little more, maybe a hose to pick up or something.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was not really looking forward to this museum visit. It turned out to be my favorite of the whole trip. A lot of history.

Thank Shelby N
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We came down from Kansas to check the museum out. My brother is, Jerry Whitley, and it was a wonderful experience. The video they have in a movie room was special as the public service announcement for smoke detectors was special. The people working there...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We toured with our three year old. The tour guide was very nice and let him climb up on a few fire trucks. There was a fun second room where he could try on fire gear and play with fire truck toys. All of the...More

Thank sphunni
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We went there with our son who is a firefighter. It was very interesting learning about the early days of firefighting in San Antonio. They gave us a guided tour that was very educational. They had many engines on display as well as early firefighting...More

Thank Dwight H
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Interactive and informative. Anyone interested in fire should check this museum out! Lots of heroic stories from the past. The best part was having retired fighter fighters tell us about their career. Support these brave women and men!!!

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20 February 2015|
Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
The Museum is Open 10:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday Children Free! (A voluntary donation for adult admission is requested)