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Fire Station No. 1

Neighbourhood: Downtown Fort Worth
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Address: 203 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone Number: +1 817-255-9300
Fee: No

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Quaint Museum on Ft.Worth History

This is a quaint little museum on the history of Ft. Worth. It is located in the historical Fire Station No. 1 and includes fire memorabilia. A great educational field trip... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2016
Lisa B

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I were looking forward to visiting the fire museum as my fiancé is a firefighter! But unfortunately when we got there we were told due to monetary reason the museum was now closed and the building was being used for a yoga studio! We were very disappointed and felt like a historic building like that should not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a quaint little museum on the history of Ft. Worth. It is located in the historical Fire Station No. 1 and includes fire memorabilia. A great educational field trip. Informative and interesting.

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Thank Lisa B
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

My three year old was throughly entertained by this place. It's really small, but he didn't care. It's free, so if you're in the downtown ft with area it's pretty easy to stop in. Parking is off the street and you don't have to feed the meters on the weekend. Fun times

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

This small museum is free and open to the public. We just came upon it and went in. It had the history of Fort Worth outlined in old artifacts and especially interesting in old photos. The only problem was that about half the lights were not turned on and it was hard to read some displays.

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3 Thank Elizabeth F
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

If you are out walking Sundance Square, you have to swing by this place. It is the city's first fire station and now it is a very cool museum showing off Fort Worth's colorful past! I had no idea about the "Grand Palace" until I visited this place. I just dig Fort Worth!

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3 Thank michael m
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Good museum ,it was the first fire station in the city,now it's a very informative museum . I like the way you follow the time line through the museum ,from the very Wild West to the present.its not big but it's definitely worth a visit.

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3 Thank Beverley S
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

This place was at one time an operating Fort Worth Fire Station. It is now a really nice museum about not only the worth Fire Department but the city as well. It's not a big place but it will keep your attention for an hour or so. The exterior will also impress you with it's old fashion real firehouse look.

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2 Thank Jeff F
Nassau Bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

As you approach the museum notice the Fire Station facade and imagine the station's rich history. The museum is free and has expanded hours which permit you to stroll through at your leisure. Lots to read and absorb.

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2 Thank 1Sam39
Azle, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

This museum is free, which is always fantastic. It is small but holds a lot of the history of Fort Worth. My two 6 year olds enjoyed it and stayed interested the whole time. It is open until 8 PM. Everyone should make time to go.

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2 Thank April C
Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

The name is misleading, because this is really a history museum. If you could go to one place in fort worth to find out as much history of the area as possible, along with who and what made Fort Worth what it is, this is the place. To top it off, the place is free. Leave yourself time to read... More 

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