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Toledo Firefighters Museum

918 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43612-1343
+1 419-478-3473
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Very interesting.

We learned about interesting stuff and the gentleman who gave us the tour was knowledgeable, kind... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Joaquim Q
via mobile
Free Hidden Treasure in Toledo

We finally were able to take our kids out to the Toledo Firefighter's Museum. They are 10, 8 & 4... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
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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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  • Average3%
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“memorabilia” (5 reviews)
918 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43612-1343
+1 419-478-3473
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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

Thank Joaquim Q
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

Thank ExploringNWO
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

Thank Doug M
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

Thank hoffman5
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

1  Thank brucep328
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

1  Thank Moses33
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
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

1  Thank Jen P
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I wanted to visit because my grandfather was a fireman. What a treat. Not only did I learn about the long and rich history of Toledo's Fire Department, but when I mentioned my grandfather was a fireman, one of the volunteer docents- who was a...More

2  Thank David K
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

A young kids dream , without much meat..I can't see many adults, or date nights going here. Many many many smiling young children no doubt .... pole and all

1  Thank Sonny_circumvehor
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