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New Bern Fireman's Museum

408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
+1 252-636-4087
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Awesome museum

This a an awesome fireman's museum that people of all ages will enjoy. Lots of older equipment and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Small, but very cute

This is a small museum, but they are working on expanding. Its very inexpensive to go to and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Angela G
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Attraction featuring antique fire engines used in the 1922 fire that destroyed one-third of the city.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
+1 252-636-4087
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a an awesome fireman's museum that people of all ages will enjoy. Lots of older equipment and history.

Thank randsk2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum, but they are working on expanding. Its very inexpensive to go to and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The museum is located near other cute attractions as well.

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our boys love firetrucks and fire stations. Thought this would be fun for them. It's currently a small one floor museum with 2 historic wagons and 2 historic trucks. Since it's so small, after paying the admission fee the staff/volunteer leads you on a private/personal...More

Thank rcdude07
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little place to tour when in New Bern. My husband was a volunteer firefighter for 4 years, so he was especially interested in the history of the New Bern fire department. Did you know there was a Yankee and Southern side?...More

Thank Stevielyn85
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a small local fire museum with very few pieces of equipment, however, each piece is original and part of the New Bern Fire Department. I had a personal tour guide who was quite knowledgeable and extremely interesting and entertaining. At one point we...More

Thank Jk3750
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Brought my 3 year old daughter here. Everyone was so nice and informative. They let us know the history of the New Bern FD and was so nice to our daughter who was pretty rambunctious there!! The museum had old FD trucks on display and...More

Thank Allie M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Worth a stop, especially for civil war history buffs and fire department enthusiasts. New Bern's fire department's rich history is on display. They will have an inter-active fire education center for children in the very near future.

Thank roamin2014
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The New Bern Fireman's Museum is in the process of ramping up, currently the second floor is under development (not to mention the rest rooms). The information and exhibits are very good with interesting docents and will improve over time. The admission price is appropriate...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Would highly recommend the guided tour. The guided tour volunteers were very knowledgeable about the history of firefighting in New Bern. Equipment is completely restored in the original fire house.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

service was prompt, friendly, fast, waiter had a smile, very courteous and helpful. manners excellent, on top of replenishing water always

Thank chillipepper30
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