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Toledo Firefighters Museum

918 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43612-1343
+1 419-478-3473
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Toledo area is fortunate to be the home of the Toledo Fighters Museum. I can't imagine other... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Rich N
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Toledo, Ohio
Toledo Fire Fighters Museum

One of the best secrets of Toledo. A place full of the Toledo Fire Department from the beginning of... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
brucep328
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Toledo, Ohio
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This working fire station from the 1920s houses a vast collection of vintage equipment, uniforms and antique fire toys. Toledo's first pumper, dating back to 1837, is on display.
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918 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43612-1343
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Toledo area is fortunate to be the home of the Toledo Fighters Museum. I can't imagine other cities having anything more extensive or enjoyable as this attraction. Historical accounts of unusual or extreme fire events. Actual equipment from many years of firefighting in our regional....More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best secrets of Toledo. A place full of the Toledo Fire Department from the beginning of the service. Old rigs and a wonderful collection of fire fighting equipment. The best thing it is free but donations are great appreciated. The hours open...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We learned about interesting stuff and the gentleman who gave us the tour was knowledgeable, kind and patient as I dealt with my little ones. There were things to capture kids attention too and they loved it. Admission is free and the museum is very...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We finally were able to take our kids out to the Toledo Firefighter's Museum. They are 10, 8 & 4 and all of them really enjoyed the tour. There are many unique antique items here and many hands-on experiences to see how fire alarms used...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was a recommendation by family. We stopped as they were closing for the day but we were welcomed in and given an excellent tour. I would recommend this for anyone in fire or publi c service and really anyone to learn about the history...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

There was so much history in this place! The kids loved it and one of the men give you a tour through the place as well. I think if I was kid free I'd spend even more time there because there was so much to...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an awesome place to visit for all ages. At this time entrance is free with donation excepted. It has great displays showing the history of the Toledo Fire Department. If you have a past family member or friend that was in the department...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

A collection of historic fire engines and memorabilia. Free; donations accepted. Your party is met at the door by a retired firefighter, who will be your guide. Tour (at least for us) is personalized depending upon interest and ours was geared toward our grandchildren (per...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

While visiting the museum, you will be guided (or not ) through two floors of excellently displayed firefighter memorabilia. The attendants are very knowledgeable about the subject, as they are usually retired or full-time firemen.

Thank R B
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The museum is pretty small so I was skeptical but it was full of neat memorabilia. Our tour was lead by a retired fireman and you could tell he was very passionate about his job. It's free to get in but we donated to the...More

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