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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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Love this place

This is a great education for kids and adults. They have so much history under one roof and a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vickie S
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Austin, Texas
So much fun

This place is great for anyone that loves fireman or history. You are encouraged to pick up and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Megan F
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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

This is a great education for kids and adults. They have so much history under one roof and a special area for kids to learn about fire. My grandson is 2 and it is one of his favorite spots.

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for anyone that loves fireman or history. You are encouraged to pick up and play with some of the gear. They have bunker gear that fits from toddler through adult. Very interesting to learn about the history of San Antonio's firefighters....More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place is really neat. The history in San Antonio is impressive and this museum is nothing short of that. The staff is extremely nice and it's evident that they care for both the visitors and the preservation of their memorable fire house. It's a...More

Thank Where2NowBoys
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stop in if you like history about how firemen/women have fought fires in the city. There are about 6 trucks from all years and they are in great shape. they give you alot of info on a short tour and its worth the $5. Its...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The San Antonio Fire Museum is an excellent stop, and well worth the visit for anyone with even a passing interest in the fire service, and fire service history! Admission is free, but donations are certainly accepted (I would definitely recommend them!!). There is a...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If your kids love fire engines as much as my 4 year old then this must do visit while in San Antonio. My son had a blast climbing on old fire engines, trying on turnout gear and joking with the old-timers. Most if not all...More

Thank MFTinMD
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We spent about 90 minutes in this small museum and my grandson adored it. He was allowed to get onto one of the fire trucks and ring the bell. Even though adults would probably enjoy the first room more, he had much more fun in...More

Thank Cpencer
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great little museum. Extremely friendly hosts. They will give you a great history of what you will see and how the San Antonio fire department started as a volunteer organization and then businessmen to a full-time organization to the large organization it is today. They...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

For kids 2-12 yo and adults that are interested in fire trucks, fire fighters etc. Really nice smaller museum with a great staff that loves telling about the exhibit. You should definitely ask a staff member to tell about the exhibit! We visited the Alamo...More

1  Thank Brandorff-Hansen
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have been waiting for the old fire HQ to reopen as a museum and finally on this visit to SA the museum is finished. We were welcomed in by several staff who I assume are volunteers, given a guided tour of the facility and...More

Thank wanderingmedic
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When are you open
20 February 2015|
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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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