Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati

The Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati, also known as the Cincinnati Fire Museum, preserves and exhibits Greater Cincinnati's firefighting artifacts and honors firefighters, both past and present.

Over 200 years of firefighting history is on display in the Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati. Exhibits include examples of early leather fire buckets, an 1808 fire drum, the oldest surviving fire engine in Cincinnati, and an 1836 hand pumper. The museum also features and interactive exhibit that allows visitors to experience a modern Emergency-One fire engine cab by wailing the siren, ringing the bell, and flashing the lights.

The fire museum is housed in the restored 1907 Court Street Firehouse. The firehouse was part of the Cincinnati Fire Department. The Court Street Firehouse is a registered historic building, listed in the National Register on July 18, 1974.
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Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati on Map

Sight Name: Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati
Sight Location: Cincinnati, USA (See walking tours in Cincinnati)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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