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Cape May Fire Department Museum

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Nice little museum decided to the Cape May Fire Department

This is a nice way to spend about an hour on a nice afternoon. The Cape May Fire Department put... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
Very Cool Vintage Fire Engine

Every time I see this old engine, I want to touch it, but it's verboten. I'm guessing there are... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Way North of Philly
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

This is a nice way to spend about an hour on a nice afternoon. The Cape May Fire Department put this museum together with some of their old equipment and dedications to firemen of past. There is an old fire engine, pictures of the big...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Every time I see this old engine, I want to touch it, but it's verboten. I'm guessing there are only a handful of people who know how to drive it for parades. It's beautiful. So is the rest of the museum. Chuck a few bucks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RussWayNorthofPhilly
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It's a small display, but it's worth a quick stop. The antique fire engine is out for refurbishment at the moment, but that will be a bonus when it returns.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian K
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I took my grandkids 2 years in a row, but the fire engine was out on loan to some other city. We will try again to see the restored fire engine next time we go to Cape May.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank connieking54
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We went bc we saw online it was a great little place to take kids, was a little disappointed the old truck wasn’t there. Other than that it was a neat little place to see the old fire equipment.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tashariderxo
Reviewed 19 July 2018

A beautiful min-imuseum. The truck is worth the stop and the other historical fire items draw your attention. Good for firefighters, civilians, and children. It's just open to see. Check out the fire station for a t-shirt!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Straz135
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is just a wonderful example of American Fireman history. You'll learn things you've never known about firefighting and quite frankly, it's sad to hear home many of the beautiful homes burned to the ground prior to its implementation.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank noahsmom01
Reviewed 6 November 2017

As we were walking back from the Washing Inn we stopped in. It was very interesting to see a lot of the old fire equipment. There are patches from Fire Departments from all over the Country. If you have one from your town, I am...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank armandg448
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We enjoyed reading the history of Cape May Fire Department and would recommend stopping if you are walking by. No need for a special trip but worth the stop if you are nearby.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Every time I go to Cape May I stop at this Museum. Having family members that are firefighters makes this a must visit. The history is very interesting as well as the artifacts. It is in a great location, close to the mall. My kids...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lmhsew
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