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Cincinnati Fire Museum

Cincinnati, OH

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Address: 315 W Court St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA How do we get there? Number: 513 621 5553
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Did you know that the Cincinnati Fire Museum is a museum that saves lives - are you excited to learn how? It involves history too!

Located in a 1907 National Register firehouse, the Cincinnati Fire Museum preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati's firefighting artifacts while honoring all the heroic firefighters, past and present

In fact, Cincinnati is THE birthplace of professional firefighting, so if you're going to learn about firefighting history, you couldn't be in a better place!

The exhibits display the significant contributions that Cincinnati has had to the firefighting profession, and it also celebrates the brave men and women who dedicate their lives to saving lives.

That's pretty special!

You can explore the Volunteer Era from the early 1800s showcasing unique items that help outline the evolution across the country. You can even see an authentic leather fire bucket that dates back to 1850 (yes kids, they used to carry water in buckets!)

Go back in time to learn about the steam engine era over the turn of the century, and of course the modern era of firefighting. There are some amazing artifacts in the collection of tools and equipment used, and even real fire trucks too!

There is exhibit signage throughout the Cincinnati Fire Museum, so you can enjoy a self-guided tour and not miss out on anything

We told you the museum saves lives too - well, you can learn what to do in the event of a fire, and how to help others, which is invaluable!

A HOT day out in Cincinnati, so are you ready to explore this fascinating history?


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How much does it cost?






$6 (Ages 7 to 17)



Seniors $7


Free Under

6 years with adult or senior admission


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Cincinnati Fire Museum FAQ’s

Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit, there are plenty of options!

Allow at least 30 minutes, to an hour to see everything

The gift shop is filled with fire-themed items, including books, toys, postcards, and apparel with fire themed designs

They love toe welcome group tours! Just give them a call to arrange

Give them a call to ask about the accessiblity

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