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Key West Firehouse Museum

1024 Grinnell St, Key West, FL 33040-3204
+1 305-849-0678
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Well worth the time!

One of the best kept secrets in Key West! Had a great tour of this museum. We spent about 2 hours... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Great guided tour!

This museum is inside an old firehouse. We were fortunate to have one of the retired chief's from... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Dave V
via mobile
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A museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting in the Florida Keys
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1024 Grinnell St, Key West, FL 33040-3204
+1 305-849-0678
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best kept secrets in Key West! Had a great tour of this museum. We spent about 2 hours there. The retired fire chief was very interesting and provided a lot of history of not only of the Key West fire service but...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is inside an old firehouse. We were fortunate to have one of the retired chief's from Key West give us a tour of it. It was the most informative tours I have ever had at a museum. All the guys there were great...More

1  Thank Dave V
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We been in and out of KW for years and never seen or heard of this place before. Located in old town this real out of service firehouse houses a lot of old KW history. Our tour guide was the retired KW Fire Chief Castro,...More

2  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I stopped by this museum in the morning and was the only visitor at the time. I spent two hours here talking to the guys and taking the tour guided by the retired fire chief. You can learn so much from the exhibits and stories...More

1  Thank ElizaH1313
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The museum was great but the guys who man it, were fantastic. The former Chief conducted the tour. He has passion for and knowledge of the history of the Key West Fire Department. The other guys did too. The time is well spent and the...More

1  Thank Steamboatwharf
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A personal tour by a 25 year retired veteran fireman was most interesting and educational. Exhibits included many hands on items including old hoses,nozzles, firemen clothing, fire engines,etc. Of particular interest was the operations of the old firehouse- the horse and deed stables, the fire...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Blown away Learned so much about the Keywest fire service one of retired chief! He was such a book of history and spent as much time with you as needed. A must go see place! Keep up the great work and may your story continue...More

1  Thank tankr8
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic crew of former Key West FD personnel are showcasing the history of the department. They have gone to great lengths to track down equipment, photos, and gear to make this a worthwhile stop. The museum is a converted fire station with photos, apparatus, equipment...More

1  Thank Travelinto25Cities
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Outstanding tour provided by retired KWFD fire chief who is an absolute treasure and very knowledgeable about KW fire history. He clearly enjoys his volunteer job and I'd definitely recommend this tour.

1  Thank WilsonBhamAL
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We visited the Firehouse Museum during our visit to Key West. The volunteers were very welcoming and we found it to be a nice way to spend the morning.

1  Thank andrea l
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