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Fire Memories Museum

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Like history?

Like history? Like Local history? A fun place to take the family out for the day. A short drive... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
likegoodfood2017
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Beaumont, California
My 11 year old loved it.

Took my boy there for a fun day he got to sit in an old fashioned wagon the employees there were... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
spaceoddessy1
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barstow
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3 Jan 2018
“Like history?”
20 Aug 2017
“My 11 year old loved it.”
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Fire Memories Museum is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit in California and has been since 1998. The mission is "to maintain properly, the art and artifacts of the collection, to preserve the history and heritage of firefighting, to serve as a memorial to...more
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5261 W Wilson St, Banning, CA 92220-3207
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+1 951-260-9434
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Like history? Like Local history? A fun place to take the family out for the day. A short drive from anywhere in the Inland Empire.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Took my boy there for a fun day he got to sit in an old fashioned wagon the employees there were very friendly and helpful and informational they even gave my son an extra free pass when we were leaving to come back.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank spaceoddessy1
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this great museum will no longer be open due to a lack of funds. It was dedicated to the fire service for the great work they provide in our communities.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank JRR132
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

This place is small but amazing. The guy at the front gave us a personal tour. We spent over an hour on a tour that was both interesting and informative. If you are not interested in a tour, you are also free to just roam...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank poconn4732
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Stop on by for a tour. Everyone there are volunteers and likes to show you around. They have fundraisers (pancake breakfast) in the spring and fall. Yum.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Joan G
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I can't give it a rating because it's only open a few days a week! Hello! If you want tourists to visit your city and museum, it's got to be open!

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank IngaMari
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Went by to see what it was and it is FANTASTIC. If you want to know about fire engines, firefighters, equipment and history GO TO THIS MUSEUM. The building is a firehouse and has lots of rooms of exhibits, fire trucks, hand pumpers, bottles, uniforms,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Excellent things to view for adults and children. Lots of great history. The kids can climb on the old engines. Great interaction for everyone.

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank anywherebutvegas
Reviewed 9 February 2012

If you like old fire equipment and trucks this is the place to go. A pleasant surprise in such a small town.

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank midget21
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Fun to see all the old equipment that firemen had to use. No wonder towns burned down!! As a retired firefighter it is amazing to see so much of America's history in one location. Well worth the admission, check out the museum on one of...More

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank Larry B
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