We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Number 2 Engine House Museum

Review Highlights
Great for the History buff!

We just happened to stop by the museum while we were checking out the town. Some great history... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Lisa P
,
Kingston, Jamaica
A cool little museum in which to spend a few minutes.

We saw this museum and thought it would be a fun way to spend a few minutes. The tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Andrew H
,
Ottawa, Canada
Read all 14 reviews
3
All photos (3)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good58%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
29 Aug 2018
“Great for the History buff!”
25 Sep 2018
“If you like history.”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-2°
-13°
Feb
-8°
Mar
-2°
Apr
Contact
24 Sydney St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 2L3, Canada
+1 506-633-1840
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Saint John
from US$84.99
More Info
from US$440.42
More Info
from US$23.18
More Info
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveller rating
3
8
0
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
3
8
0
2
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Love the area, loved the building felt it was worth the time to view since i was here and i like old fire houses

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martinblacksheep
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We just happened to stop by the museum while we were checking out the town. Some great history about the Saint John fire fighters. The pictures were great as well as the old fire engine. All around a must see if in Saint John!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to touring but when we arrived the door was locked and no one to be found! Was disappointed because the website said it was open is only reason why I gave it a poor. I probably would of gave it an excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank JennC1212
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We saw this museum and thought it would be a fun way to spend a few minutes. The tour guide was very friendly, shadowing us around the space and offering insight into objects we were looking at. She answered our questions were well. Also, we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Just a chance to see a little history. This is an old fire station Museum that would be of interest any one who had been a fireman or has an interest in fire trucks. Neat displays and friendly people running tis Museum.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 957gaylee
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We really enjoyed our visit, and learned a lot! I had not known about the great fire in 1877 until learning it here. The summer student was knowledgable and friendly (but not annoying). We would have loved to have gone down the pole or seem...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

took our family on vacation and spend a few hours in this museum. Admission is by donation, very neat artifacts. will visit again

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Derek B
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

I had looked forward to going to this museum with my fireman husband but to our dismay, the museum was closed. While walking, we noticed an active firehouse around the block and inquired about the museum. The firefighters there said they open the museum during...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank MeredithandJoe
Reviewed 20 August 2013

This is a small but amazing museum the tour guides are helpful and knowledgeable, they were able to answer all my questions. There is two floors, a old fire truck which they let us sit in! There is also a old hand pump. The stories...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank Extra0rdinaire
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Like many small museums, this one is run by volunteers. If you are interested in the fire service and it's history, you'll enjoy this 1840's fire station complete with equipment and other artifacts. Unfortunately it's only open week days in the summer time.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Susan7
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 nearby hotels
Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John
358 reviews
.25 miles away
Hilton Saint John
1,227 reviews
.44 miles away
Chateau Saint John Trademark Collection by Wyndham
624 reviews
.55 miles away
Days Inn by Wyndham Saint John
9 reviews
.55 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 294 nearby restaurants
Urban Deli
271 reviews
.14 miles away
Italian By Night
292 reviews
.18 miles away
Taste Of Egypt
217 reviews
.13 miles away
Billy's Seafood Co
640 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 110 nearby attractions
Saint John City Market
627 reviews
.15 miles away
King's Square
190 reviews
.26 miles away
Imperial Theatre
94 reviews
.06 miles away
Trinity Church
68 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Old Number 2 Engine House Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines