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The Fire Museum of Memphis is an interactive attraction that appeals to everyone — school children, families, fire buffs, conventioneers and tourists. Inside the museum, visitors will find the history of fire fighting in the Memphis area — from the bucket brigades to modern day firefighting, educational exhibitions and fire safety information. Memphis Fire Department Education Specialists are on duty at all times to discuss fire safety with visitors.

Major attractions exceed $5.5 million include: The Fire Room, Ol’ Billy (the talking horse), 1897 Hale Water Tower, 1910 Horse drawn steam engine. Historic Fires exhibit, Black Firefighters exhibit, EMS exhibit (ambulance box), The Ladder Company game, Fire Safety House, & The Escape Maze, Memorial Wall dedicated to Memphis Firefighters who died in the line of duty.

  • We are located in the renovated Fire Engine House #1 at: 118 Adams, in downtown Memphis
  • Our phone number is: 901-636-5650
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