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Firefighters Museum & Education Center

1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
+1 516-572-4177
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Firefighter.s Museum for all ages

Firefighter's museum is a tribute to the Volunteer Firemen on Long Island .. It has hands on... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
PGK033
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Westbury, New York
Small and friendly museum

The Firefighters Museum is located inside the same building as the Cradle of Aviation Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
MTrav
,
Garden City, New York
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1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Firefighter's museum is a tribute to the Volunteer Firemen on Long Island .. It has hands on activities for children ages 5-10, There is a volunteer fireman to answer questions and share is life experience as a first responder.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Firefighters Museum is located inside the same building as the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Overall, about half of the firefighters museum is geared to kids. I visited with 4 kids 5 and under and they played in the kids section for about 45 minutes....More

Thank MTrav
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Great grandpa visit, the kids loved it so did i, educational and fun, hands on exhibits, great for young kids

Thank nh7842
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

If your looking for a great place to go with your kids or grandchildren, then the is it. Lot's of interactive displays. They have helmets & coats to transform the youngsters into firefighters. You can climb abroad a real fire engine which is a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We love the Firefighters Museum. The size it perfect for me to do solo with the children. The kids can run around and burn some energy while having fun. Mine love putting on the costumes and climbing on the fire trucks.

Thank ErinKristin
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I've been wanting to visit the Firefighters Museum for awhile now and finally had the opportunity yesterday. Wow, was I glad I did. This place is small. The area isn't that large but the curatorial staff have done an amazing job at fitting everything in...More

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great, small museum. Located inside an old fire station, two floors showcase the history of firefighting in New York. Downstairs is filled with old engines, and the 'practical' side of firefighting, while upstairs has all of the decorum associated with public events. Very cool and...More

Thank Nicole L
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

When entering the Cradle Aviation Museum (a great experience there) and noticed that there was a large sign in the front for the Nassau County Firefighter's Museum. Now I remember seeing this deal on a Groupon and decided that while we were visiting the Cradle...More

2  Thank Jemlnlx
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

The grandkids enjoyed the hands-on experience. The fireman treated them with kindness.They even gave us a new smoke and fire detector (for a donation)

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I brought our 5 and 4 year old grandsons (cousins) and our 3 year old grand daughter. If the boys would not have had each other, they would have had a very good time for about hour. This place is even more...More

1  Thank chefmf
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