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“Fire Fun the for family”

Fire Museum of Maryland
Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Lutherville
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Owner description: Learn all about the history of fire fighting by viewing more than 40 pieces of apparatus dating from 1806 through 1954. New this May: Five eras of Alarm Offices from 1880 to 2010, featuring working telegraph and alarm systems, emergency telephone and computer stations, all demonstrable set in offices for each era. Children can dress up in fire gear and climb on a 1938 Mack Pumping Engine. Visitors can walk through a reconstructed 1871 Firehouse and pull an alarm box and see the call go in and be sent out over one of four Telegraph Alarm Office, 1870 to 2000. OPEN SATURDAYS, 10 to 4 pm, except Christmas and New Years.
Baltimore, Maryland
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50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fire Fun the for family”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

This musuem is great for kids and adults. If you are a history buff, they have all the details you could want. If the kids there are so many cool fire trucks and equipement, plus a kids room where they can climb on an old fire truck.

Visited October 2013
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Rob W, Public Relations at Fire Museum of Maryland, responded to this review, 22 December 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Fire Museum of Maryland, and hope to see you again soon! Remember that the museum provides rental spaces for birthday parties, has a children's Discovery Room, provides rentals for special events, has membership opportunities, and so much more!
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Lutherville, Maryland
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A charming museum in Luthrville”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a small museum that is great for younger kids. They can dress up like firemen, see the old trains and the room with old alarms. Doesn't take long to see it all, but definatey worth a visit.

Visited June 2013
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Rob W, Public Relations at Fire Museum of Maryland, responded to this review, 22 December 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Fire Museum of Maryland, and hope to see you again soon! Remember that the museum provides rental spaces for birthday parties, has a children's Discovery Room, provides rentals for special events, has membership opportunities, and so much more!
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Brighton, Michigan
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872 reviews
201 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“Wonderful stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2013

Excellent place to visit!

A huge amount (approx. 40 pieces) of vintage fire apparatus from the late 1700s through the 1970s, excellent history, and a very knowledeable staff. A can't miss if you're in the area!

Visited March 2013
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Rob W, Manager at Fire Museum of Maryland, responded to this review, 22 April 2014
Thank you for your positive reviews for the Fire Museum of Maryland. We are open Saturdays all year except Christmas and New Years, starting May 3rd. Please stop by and say hello.
Rob Williams, FMM Assist. Director
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Dundalk, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“quick tourist fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012

fire museum is for the historic buffs! Only takes about an hour or two, depending on how fast you read, but great spot for the family, particularly those with firefighters interest!

Visited November 2012
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Rob W, PR at Fire Museum of Maryland, responded to this review, 22 December 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Fire Museum of Maryland, and hope to see you again soon! Remember that the museum provides rental spaces for birthday parties, has a children's Discovery Room, provides rentals for special events, has membership opportunities, and so much more!
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Timonium, Maryland
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50 attraction reviews
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“A Fun Family Stop / A Touch of History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

We like it, but remember, it is what it says. It's a fire museum with old fire fighting equipment. Some kids will definitely find it boring, but most of this old equipment, which is kept in pretty much impeccable condition, are works of art in their own right. Like I said, my wife and I liked it, and visit it every once in awhile, but it might not be for everybody. At least give it one try and see what you think. Check out their website as well as they do have activities for kids during the summer on certain days of the week. And they keep adding new stuff, with an 1812 exhibit that opens in May 2013 (I think.). Like I said, give it a try and see what you think, we like it.

Visited October 2011
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Rob W, PR at Fire Museum of Maryland, responded to this review, 22 December 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Fire Museum of Maryland, and hope to see you again soon! Remember that the museum provides rental spaces for birthday parties, has a children's Discovery Room, provides rentals for special events, has membership opportunities, and so much more!
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