The Mission of the Fire Museum of Memphis is to promote the education of fire and life safety, to reduce injury, life-loss and property-loss related to fire and to recognize and preserve the heritage of the fire service and its contribution to the community.
The Fire Museum of Memphis is the Mid-South's hottest attraction. We are America's Premiere Interactive Fire Museum. The Museum is located in the legendary Fire Engine House No.1 on Adams Ave in Downtown Memphis, part of the National Register of Historic Places. Step back in time to a turn-of-the-century firehouse. Fight the flames of a burning skyscraper from a Snorkel basket. Take a look at the horse-drawn era of firefighting from a horse's prospective. Test your ability to find an escape route to survive a fire. Feel the heat of the FedEx Fire Room. Learn about the most devastating fires in the history of Memphis. Test your ability to outsmart “Squirt,” the transformer-like fire truck in the Arcade Room. Discover the proud history of Memphis' first African-American firefighters and many more attractions.
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