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National Emergency Services Museum

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Fun. Just good fun!

Visited with a friend and we thought we would check it out. Something for everyone, a good place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hey599
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Sheffield
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Paranormal investigation

I was working for a paranormal company this night and this location is fantastic, the staff was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amyghosthunter
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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The National Emergency Services Museum is located in one of Yorkshires first purpose built combined Police, Fire and Ambulance Stations in the centre of Steel City, Sheffield.Opened in 1983 with just 2 Fire Engines and a few small exhibits and only...more
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101-109 West Bar | Old Police/Fire Station, Sheffield S3 8PT, England
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+44 114 249 1999
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All reviews fire engine police cells emergency vehicles service vehicles model railway layout fireman sam all ages on display few hours old victorian interesting place interactive displays wrap up warm rainy day gift shop great value for money great for kids
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with a friend and we thought we would check it out. Something for everyone, a good place for a rainy day too. Knowledgeable staff and information provided is intetesting. Interactive activities, go on the fire engine ride for an extra £1 its worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was working for a paranormal company this night and this location is fantastic, the staff was very helpful, and very knowledgeable about the location. There is so much to see and do and I will be returning during the day with my family, this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two small boys for a trip here this morning, the staff were very friendly and informative. The boys enjoyed looking at the old fire trucks and police cars and were excited when they could sit on a few! Would definitely go back...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My two year old wanted to go on a train so I decided to take him to Sheffield and either visit Magna or this museum. In the end the Fire engine ride swung it for us and off we went. Got to the museum, which...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank The_Kudos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took 4 children age range 11 to 14 . All really enjoyed it . The cells were very spooky! We had the fire engine ride for an extra pound each ...well worth it, complete with neenaws!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If this had been a commercially run museum rather than a volunteer enthusiast led place, we may have less generous. We paid £8 each to get in and was not told about yearly ticket or asked about gift aid. They own a lot of memorabilia...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SJC94
Reviewed 9 February 2019

For anyone interested in anything from the fire, ambulance and police service, this is a must. it also covers the blitz in Sheffield too. There are toilets and a small gift shop inside. If you are visiting during the winter months. Wear something warm as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chrissy309
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Emergency Vehicle Museum is 400yds from the city centre and an interesting stop for fathers and children especially. Based in old city police station and jail. Lots of vehicles from the last century all fully interactive with visitors. Lots of associated memorabilia including the old...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Fascinating experience for people of all ages, well-worth a visit for those interested in the emergency services and also the history of Sheffield.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KlipKlop12
Reviewed 28 December 2018

This is a fascinating museum well worth the entrance fee, which also gives you access for 12 months - fantastic value. The kids have a great time climbing into the vehicles that they are allowed on Staff are lovely special mention to Josh who went...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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carnival79
11 August 2018|
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Response from m_wakefield | Property representative |
Fire Engine Rides are every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00
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hylandterry
14 June 2017|
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Response from BeachandBeyond | Reviewed this property |
It is not too far to walk, although Sheffield is a bit hilly; it's maybe 30 minutes walk from the train. Go through the city center (Fargate etc) towards the University of Sheffield roughly northwest from the train station... More
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bren711
2 April 2017|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
The museum does not have a lift due to the age of the building but while they refurbish each area they are doing there best to make it as mobility friendly as possible. They have places seats on each floor so you can have a... More
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