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San Antonio Fire Museum

801 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2024
+1 210-390-7236
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walking back to the hotel and decided to stop for a visit. It is manned by retired firefighters and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
avgjoey
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Barrie
Enjoyed out tour!

My husband is a firefighter so he wanted to go and see this! We enjoyed our tour and enjoyed seeing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Addiene
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Cleveland,TN
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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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801 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2024
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+1 210-390-7236
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Reviewed 6 days ago

walking back to the hotel and decided to stop for a visit. It is manned by retired firefighters and they were so friendly and genuine and made the stop worthwhile. A great collection of trucks and they even take a picture of you in one....More

Thank avgjoey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is a firefighter so he wanted to go and see this! We enjoyed our tour and enjoyed seeing all the history of the San Antonio fire dept. Our tour guide was great.

1  Thank Addiene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure to visit the San Antonio Fire Museum when you visit San Antonio. Hector, Rick and John will take care of you and will make sure you'll know all you want to know about SAFD. We loved our visit, and of course, shared several...More

Thank cwhitepics
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Loved the well kept fire equipment, interesting paraphernalia, and the fun videos of firefighters. Cute picture opportunities with stand-up cut-outs around the museum. Great tours offered by retired firefighters and others. Neat souvenirs available at good prices. Entrance prices are also very reasonable. Short to...More

Thank Bob-a-Link
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Staffed by retired firefighters the San Antonio Fire Museum is packed with decades of firefighting history. The firefighters are eager to share the history of their profession, giving personal tours which include an opportunity for the little ones to ring a fire bell, crank a...More

Thank Ronald A
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This museum is housed in San Antonio's old main station right acrossed from the Alamo. They have retired firemen that will take you on a tour. There are discounts Firefighters/Emt's or Paramedics as well for Seniors & Veterans.

Thank bettysmith4322
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Wanted to show the kiddo's all the fire items. Boy did they have lots to see. Guided tour then turned loss to explore.

Thank travelbuds50
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Very well maintained old engines going back to the 1800s. Equipment displayed to really explain how these heroes do their job. Inexpensive, and should only take a hour or so. Kids would love this place. The shop has some really impressive patches, toys, etc. Would...More

Thank TexanTravels22
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This museum has a wonderful staff; very polite and willing to educate visitors on anything they may want to ask. We took our 3 year old daughter so the attention span wasn't that great. They do have the back half of their second that is...More

1  Thank chinook773
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Wonderful look back at the firefighting history of San Antonio. Old apparatus, old equipment, and a nice gift shop too.

Thank mpicchioldi
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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)
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