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Fire Services Museum East Melbourne

Where is it at?

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Fire Services Museum
39 Gisborne Street
East Melbourne
VIC
3002
Tel: 3 9662 2907

Directions

Corner of Gibson St and Victoria Parade.

Where are we going today?

Fire Services Museum

Australia's largest collection of fire fighting memorabilia offers over 20,000 related items and vintage appliances for perusal.

Visitors are also welcome in the restoration workshops where the exhibits are restored and maintained.

There are fire fighting demonstrations and other special events worth noting held throughout the year.

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How much does it cost?

  • AdultsAround $5
  • ChildrenAround $2
LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

Open to the public, Thursdays and Fridays 9am To 3pm, and Sundays 10am to 4pm. Groups and schools a

Teachers corner

The Museum is an educational adventure for kids and teachers can easily integrate the Museum outing into their teaching curriculum..

Any Top Tips?

Warn the kids it's not as hands on as they might like, interaction apparently only stretches to sitting the old engines..

Can I get one of those?

A range of mini fire trucks, fire safety CDs, fire hats, tee shirts and other items just for kids. Reproductions of the historical Insurance Marks, fire patches, traditional helmets and other history related items are available too. Please note, the shop currently does not have EFTPOS or credit card facilities..

What people are saying?

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    Great place for kids to learn history of fire engines. Kids love fireman uniform which they can wear and get pictures done with fire equipment.

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