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Fire Museum of Maryland

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Amazing people make this a must-visit!

The Fire Museum of Maryland is a hidden gem - off the main road and worth the short detour. The... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Lutherville, Maryland
Well-worth seeing!

So why come to the Fire Museum of Maryland, or any fire museum for that matter? Well, here are a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Lutherville, Maryland
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Showcasing over 250 years of urban firefighting in America, the Fire Museum of Maryland is a nationally significant treasure. One of the largest fire Museums in the country you can see over 40 pieces of apparatus as well as a working fire alarm...more
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1301 York Road, Lutherville, MD 21093-6035
+1 410-321-7500
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The Fire Museum of Maryland is a hidden gem - off the main road and worth the short detour. The family-friendly events are worth attending, and the volunteers couldn't be more dedicated to protecting our community. To me, these are the real heroes, and they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ebrotman
Reviewed 14 July 2018

So why come to the Fire Museum of Maryland, or any fire museum for that matter? Well, here are a few reasons. The Fire Museum of Maryland has an incredible collection of beautifully preserved fire-fighting apparatus including engines and ladder trucks. It offers an informative...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Burkbob
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This place backs up to a neighborhood. Their loudspeaker is highly disruptive but worse, they have loads of trash sitting in their wooded space. Zero effort has been put forth to maintain and clean their area in the 10+ years I have been around. Neighbors...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tim H
Eric K, Manager at Fire Museum of Maryland, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Tim, 7/12/2018 I just saw your review of the Museum and stopped by to speak with you. I hope you received my business card. My name is Eric Kelso and I am the Curator of the Fire Museum as well as overseeing the buildings and...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

Easy to find and lots of free parking! Docent was fantastic, very knowledgeable and had some hands on stuff for the kids like passing buckets in the bucket brigade. Many early fire trucks, some quite beautifully restored.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mdgipsy
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Will Roulett, Dir of Education, walked us through this fabulous place. It's like stepping through time. The sights and smells... The equipment is fascinating - the collection is remarkable. Learning how and when different apparatus were used, learning how communication advanced - it was all...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

It was Saturday morning, and the museum was open with the added attraction that a number of the local fire departments had brought their retired but still operational equipment to the museum parking lot. There had to be at least 15 trucks from giant ladder...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mitchell F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a fabulous museum, staffed with personnel who know what they are talking about. Questions are answered correctly and professionally. Hand drawn apparatus from the early 1800s to horse drawn steam pumpers, to ladder trucks, etc,, it's there. How the alarms were dispatched before...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I was traveling from Fort McHenry to Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, but I needed to kill some time. I saw this museum and decided to check this out. It is just a museum. Be advised that if you enjoy typical junk filled museums, then the Fire Museum...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you enjoy things past and present you will enjoy seeing this place. They have much equipment that you have never seen. It is a very interesting place.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

My wife and I took our two sons to this museum and they had fun. When we went there, we were greeted by a nice gentleman and gave us a short introduction and offered assistance if we have any question. There's some interactive displays and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Adults $14 Seniors & Firefighters $12 Children (2-18) $6