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Denton Firefighters Museum

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Address: 332 E Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4272
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+1 940-349-8840

Opened by local firefighters in 2005, the museum is located in the lobby of...

Opened by local firefighters in 2005, the museum is located in the lobby of Central Fire Station and houses firefighting memorabilia from the 1800s to the present. Collections include an old hose cart that was pulled by hand, 1935 equipment from a ladder truck, breathing apparatuses from past decades and much more.

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With a piece of the WTC as a memorial to the 411, it is a quick tear-jerker, but they have amazing historic extinguishers, suits, gear, and more! The firefighters are ready to... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

With a piece of the WTC as a memorial to the 411, it is a quick tear-jerker, but they have amazing historic extinguishers, suits, gear, and more! The firefighters are ready to give a tour of the department if you ask nicely.

Thank spiderfeather
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

An amazing collection of historical fire fighting items that tell the story and history of Denton Firefighting. Grandkids loved it.

Thank Aggie B
Keller, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A look at some of the equipment used in the past and pictures of various trucks and fires in Denton. This is in a Real fire station so a look at the current trucks is also a possibility if they're not making calls.

Thank Terry S
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38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Our kids had such a great time and the firefighters were super nice! This was a great way for our young children to learn about the job of a firefighter.

Thank FWRob
Denton, Texas
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

We had a tour and the kids got top notch service from the firemen. KUDOS on their customer service and making the kids feel special.

1 Thank TRACY H
Phoenix, Arizona
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94 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Fantastic little museum and it is FREE! It is small but, the amount of displays makes up for that!! This is a working fire station and I got to meet the K-9 search dog! What a sweetheart he was! Lots to see and worth a return trip! They did it up well!

3 Thank AzDesertGirl
Sanger, Texas
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271 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

not much to it overall, however there is some interesting stuff to see. You can be through the entire exhibit in less than an hour. Plan other things to do in Denton if this is your reason for coming.

1 Thank Pierce G
Saint Peter, Minnesota
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We were wandering around town square and stumbled upon this little museum. There were some great old fire fighter gear and equipment on display. I even got to try on some old fire fighting gear!

2 Thank BedlamPro
Denton, United States
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104 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

It's very small, but it's free, and there's clean restrooms and water fountains inside. It is located about two blocks east of the downtown square area, so if you are walking around the square and have small children, it's a great place to take them. The museum houses about 100 years' worth of firefighting artifacts, with pictures from all over... More 

2 Thank Kimberly A G
Denton, Texas
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87 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

The museum has a small but very interesting, well-organized, pristine collection of firefighting artifacts! Definitely worth a visit while you're in downtown Denton.

2 Thank crazypilotgirl

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