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FIREFIGHTERS MUSEUM OF CALGARY

4124 11 St SE
Calgary, AB  T2G 3H2

(403) 246-3322

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March 14, 2013

Come and experience life as a firefighter as you enter our gallery and learn about the history and the longstanding legacy of fighting fires in Calgary and surrounding areas.Established in 1986, the Firefighters Museum of Calgary is home to an extensive collection of firefighting equipment from the early 1900s to the present; including hand drawn, horse drawn and motorized apparatus. There are... more

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4.5 star rating
Very Interesting
January 11, 2013

I really liked the down to earth quality of this museum. The exhibits and history were wonderful, a great place to spend time with family.

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4.5 star rating
Fun, educational and some awesome trucks and gear
December 02, 2012

It was a cool way to spend an afternoon - saw things I wouldn't have normally considered, laid back atmosphere

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4.5 star rating
Holy Smoke
September 11, 2012

I have visited a lot of museums across Canada. They have been all sizes and on all subject areas. So I thought I had a pretty good idea what the Firefighters Museum of Calgary would be like: a small museum run by amateurs, with display cases crammed with odds and sods, poorly labelled – if at all. You often find... more

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May 30, 2014

An extensive collection of hand-drawn, horse-drawn and motorized fire trucks. See the gear they wore and the tools they used in exhibits illustrating the history of fire fighting from 1885. Hands-on and interactive displays, artwork, memorabilia, safety education and historical photographs of Calgary’s famous fires. Open May - Oct, 10 am - 3 pm, Mon - Fri. Admission: $5 adult, $3 seniors, $2... more

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February 24, 2013

Firefighting equipment of all sorts is on display at this fascinating museum, which chronicles the fire-fighting efforts from 1870 to 1973. Although you'll find a selection of memorabilia, including uniforms and photographs of Calgary's most damaging fires, the real bulk of the collection is in the fire trucks. You can see both horse-drawn and motorized examples (in various states of... more

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December 02, 2008

The Firefighters Museum is devoted to Calgary's fire-fighting history. The museum is managed by retired firefighters, offering a personal glimpse into the lives of past firefighters with over three thousand fascinating artifacts. Perfect for school trips and family outings, the museum houses artifacts such as thirteen fire trucks, including three classics that were purchased by the City of... more

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