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Museum of Fire

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Everything you wanted to know about fire, but didn’t want to experience yourself!

Housed in the cavernous Penrith power station, this exhibition takes you through the history of... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
Museum of Fire allows your child to heroically play out their fire fighting dream in a safe and informative environment

Located 1 hour west of Sydney’s CBD, The Museum of Fire is a fitting tribute to the courage and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Jing S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Welcome to the Museum of Fire We are a not for profit, registered charity and a true community museum. As Australia's leading Fire Museum & Fire Collectibles Shop with over 30 years experience, we pride ourselves on quality and service. Many of us...more
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1 Museum Dr | Railway line and commuter car park on eastern side, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
+61 2 4731 3000
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All reviews fire engine kids section gift shop power station on display play area fighting vehicles guided tour lots of history great place for families firefighting equipment entrance fee all ages older kids couple of hours men and women great memories
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the lady on the reception pushy (I was not sure I wanted to pay and enter) and she or her colleague sounded brash on the phone to someone else. The exhibit itself is ok once you get past the fire safety bit at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Niall O
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Housed in the cavernous Penrith power station, this exhibition takes you through the history of fire-fighting from Hero of Alexandria (centuries BC) to the modern day. Complete with activities for kids and handy hints to keep your home safe, it’s a great family outing for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank evanstanbury2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Located 1 hour west of Sydney’s CBD, The Museum of Fire is a fitting tribute to the courage and sacrifice of the men and women who risk their lives to protect the wider community. Housed in the heritage-listed Penrith Power Station building, the entrance is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Interesting display of old and new fire trucks. Great lessons on fire safety and a neat little play area for the young kids, including pretend fire trucks. Great little outing for a couple of hours and admission is very affordable

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Franz A
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This place is a fairly small museum, but with a great array of old fire trucks. A great place for old and young.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank UkPhil1955
Reviewed 27 August 2018

They have an odd but very interesting collection of fire fighting vehicles and implements. Also have some decent video presentations and historical archives. Of extreme interest to fire fighters, and educational for others. Family friendly.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ramAustralia2018
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Surprising little museum off the freeway. Extraordinarily well maintained, full of interesting history in a well laid out walkthrough. Decent gift shop, kids will love it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elyse_wanderer
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Being part of the fire family I was impressed by the educational aspect of the beginning of the museum. It was informative and engaging for all ages. The scavenger hunt for the kids was a great value add for the education. The display of apparatus...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

the museum is a step back into the past very informative great for the family day out reasonable priced and the children have great memories

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank gregorynicolson
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Interactive and hands on displays which are very child friendly. They do have dress up's for the children also and sometimes they provide a fire engine to ride on. All in all a great day out for inspiring fire fighters. Children can learn a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank geoffreyhearn006
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