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Los Angeles Fire Department Museum

1355 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-8137
+1 323-464-2727
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LAFD Museum - San Pedro (Harbor Museum)

I visited the smaller LAFD museum in San Pedro, not the one in Hollywood. Coming from a fire... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Hoboken, New Jersey
A great hidden treasure for fire enthusiasts!

We stopped at the museum for a morning visit. It is a converted firehouse turned into a museum and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Karl N
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
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1355 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028-8137
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I visited the smaller LAFD museum in San Pedro, not the one in Hollywood. Coming from a fire department family, all of the artifacts and vehicles were really interesting to me and I loved looking at all of the old pictures, especially the ones of...More

Thank copperboom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the museum for a morning visit. It is a converted firehouse turned into a museum and it is cool if you love all things related to fire depts, trucks or fire fighting. There are around 10 restored antique fire trucks and they...More

Thank Karl N
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

I'd always been curious about this museum. I'd driven by it so many times. Finally I stopped in and took the tour. I loved seeing the old ambulances and vehicles. This would be a Terrific place to take kids. There is so much opportunity to...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I recently visited the LAFD Historical Society's Memorial and Museum on Fire Service Day. Coincidentally, it was the same day as their Annual Pancake Breakfast. The two-story of Fire Station was filled with all kinds of memorabilia from original fire department badges to beautifully restored...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 9 May 2015

The place is interesting in it's own right, but we went on the Saturday of the Oscars, half of Hollywood was shut down, and we were the only people visiting this place. On the one hand, a total shame, because it's full of history and...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

I was lucky enough to find this gem in Hollywood. we went to go visit to see all of the fire trucks and history that they have to offer and it did not disappoint. even though my children I had been to a lot of...More

Thank Fernando r
Reviewed 4 August 2013

This review is about the LAFD Museum housed in the old San Pedro City Hall on Harbor Blvd. It is also part of the LAFD Historical Society. Old FS 36 houses a treasure of LAFD history, mostly related to San Pedro and it's harbor. It...More

3  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We thought this would be a neat quick stop while in downtown L.A. You'll recognize the building... you've seen it on TV. The historic building is full of artifacts and equipment from over the years. Some of the equipment is impressive. But I felt this...More

1  Thank 886SteveS
Reviewed 30 November 2012

On Cahuenga Blvd., just south of Sunset Blvd., sits Old Fire Station #27. For the past ten years, it's been the home of the Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society's Fallen Firefighters Memorial and Museum. The original building, circa 1930, was completely restored after the...More

4  Thank Robert L
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