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North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center

4975 Centre Pointe Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418-6991
+1 843-740-5550
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Nice displays, history and safety information

We've been here three times since 2013 and enjoy it each time. The kids love fire trucks! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KParrishVa
Great ALF displays and excellent fire safety program

As a firefighter, I was impressed with the life safety information presented at this museum and was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JeffB077
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Mocksville, North Carolina
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4975 Centre Pointe Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418-6991
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here three times since 2013 and enjoy it each time. The kids love fire trucks! The museum is not very crowded (every time we've been- it's been in the 3pm hour), with only a few people in the museum. The displays are beautiful...More

Thank KParrishVa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a firefighter, I was impressed with the life safety information presented at this museum and was making mental notes to improve the program at my station. It is clean as a whistle, the fire safety info is current, and the antique trucks were immaculate....More

Thank JeffB077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've actually been here several times and was blown away by the incredible collection of vintage fire trucks, in absolutely immaculate condition. The word "gleaming" sums it up. The education was terrific and my kids thoroughly enjoyed the visits, as did I. I'd recommend a...More

Thank Charlestonian13
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This musuem has a lot to offer! The kids start by designing their own fire patch which if right next to a fire truck simulator which is really cool. There is a great collection of fire trucks from over the years. The kids enjoyed the...More

Thank endhome
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The number of fire-fighting related items are unbelievable a nd very enjoyable. Historic vehicles from the early days to the present. The displays are in clean, beautiful condition and it is fun for adults as well as children. Highly recommended for all.

Thank nesscv3
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I took 3 of my grandchildren. They enjoyed a little of everything. With the 3 different ages. They all had something to do. Keep them busy for a long time.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We took our 3 year old son to this museum on vacation. The number of engines on display and the variety of activities provided was impressive, especially for the modest size of the museum. Adults could easily fill at least a couple of hours enjoying...More

Thank KtbC_NC
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Enjoyed visiting the North Charleston & American LaFrance Fire Museum. Plenty of old fire trucks and gear to look at.

Thank lilguy10
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our daughter-in-law is a firefighter / ems our grandson is a firetruck "nut" ... this museum could not have been more perfect! While all the trucks are American LeFrance the collection is still jaw dropping. The history of each truck is fun to learn. Plenty...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Located in the Tanger Outlets in a franchise populated area of North Charleston, SC, we stumbled upon this museum when stepping into a visiting center. The building was large with no obvious use or purpose, other than a small visitor center with the typical flyers...More

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