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The Jacksonville Fire Museum - CLOSED

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Temporarily Closing For Renovations

I toured this facility as part of the University of North Florida OLLI Program Edventure. The Fire... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
RLWOrangePark
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
BE AWARE

Website says Tu-Sat; Voice mail says Th & Sat, so we went Sat at 10:00. It's closed and locked... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2015
ngszechung
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Jacksonville, Florida
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28 Mar 2016
“Can't be bothered to update their website!”
15 Dec 2015
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1406 Gator Bowl Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32202-1310
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We relied on the website for hours of operation and it said that the museum was open.After we got there, it turned out that the museum had been closed for a few weeks so that it could be renovated. I spoke to the curator who...More

Thank Kai A
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a small but interesting museum. Does not take long to take it all in , but it a pleasant 45 minutes.Little ones will love the Old Fire "truck"...........

1  Thank BeachladyFlorida
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I toured this facility as part of the University of North Florida OLLI Program Edventure. The Fire Station that houses the museum was opened in May 1903, 10 months after the great Jacksonville fire that destroyed most of downtown and is listed on the National...More

1  Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Every one in Jacksonville should visit, if for anything to show your support for our fire department! Great for school tours!

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 1 August 2015

The museum is now open. They were turning over curators. It is usually open Tuesday through Saturday from 10-4. But it is advisable to call ahead due to events happening in the park that precludes the museum from opening. It is an amazing place to...More

1  Thank Philly1310
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Website says Tu-Sat; Voice mail says Th & Sat, so we went Sat at 10:00. It's closed and locked with a notice saying that the hundred year old building was undergoing some maintenance work. It's now only accessible with appointments. It's very sad because they...More

6  Thank ngszechung
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Note on the door says only open Friday-Saturday during limited hours. I was there on Saturday, 17-Jan during those hours and it was still closed, with a locked door. Too bad, was looking forward to this place and went out of my way to get...More

1  Thank PlateMan
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We had a great experience at the Jacksonville Fire Museum and highly recommend it for anyone interested in learning more about Jacksonville's history. Take your time looking at the various items included within the museum. Please note that the museum is currently open only two...More

Thank snaggedy
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Checked the web site for hours said open M-F 9-5. Got the family with ,3 kids under 5, drove 20 mins to the fire house only to find a note on the door saying they are now only open Thursday-Sat. Maybe they should update their...More

2  Thank Tbblackbelt
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

What an amazing, great expierence we had thanks to Wyatt. He was so friendly and helpful the second we walked in. He went over and beyond to answer all our questions. I definitely recommend this place for all ages!

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