We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Denver Firefighters Museum

Neighbourhood: Downtown
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1326 Tremont Pl, Denver, CO 80204-2120
Phone Number: +1 303-892-1436
Website
Today
10:00 - 16:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Description:

History of firefighting from the early 20th century to present day told...

History of firefighting from the early 20th century to present day told through a collection of firefighting equipment, uniforms and other memorabilia.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 86 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Very Informative

Almost too informative. All of the stuff is crammed into a fairly small space, so it gets overwhelming pretty quickly. I also don't know if there's quite enough for kids (who I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jonathan A
,
Minot, North Dakota, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 80: English reviews
Marlton, New Jersey
Level Contributor
37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a specialty attraction. If you like firefighting, his filled with history and interesting artifacts. If you have little interest in the subject matter, you'll probably still find it interesting, but maybe not excellent. I didn't get to see everything, but did enjoy my visit.

Helpful?
Thank Peter G
Minot, North Dakota, United States
Level Contributor
32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost too informative. All of the stuff is crammed into a fairly small space, so it gets overwhelming pretty quickly. I also don't know if there's quite enough for kids (who I feel are the most interested in firefighters as a group) to do once they get bored of reading. Still, the rest of my family was pretty entranced by... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jonathan A
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
340 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in an old firehouse, the idea behind this museum is very good. The execution needs some improvement. For starters, how about staffing it with somebody who knows something about the place? When I asked the woman who took my admission fee if her desk was the old housewatch, she looked at me like I had two heads. Signage needs... More 

Helpful?
Thank Trainman334
Atlanta,Georgia
Level Contributor
129 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This fire fighters museum is kind of hard to find. The address is 1326 Tremont Pl and you can reach it from Colfax Ave or 14th street. I have visited a number of these museums and it always amazes me that I find new things at all of them. This one was no exception. They had a piece of a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mr.BAtlanta
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We bought tickets on groupon, and glad we did. Even our teenagers enjoyed it. The kids can dress up, slide down the pole, and play games upstairs. We enjoyed the history. 1 hour was a good amount to spend there. Gift shop is very affordable & the lady working was super nice & helpful!

Helpful?
Thank Abbey T
Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
163 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I thought that my kids (ages 5 and 3) would breeze through this museum in a hour or so because it's not very large, but they ended up spending several hours in the museum. There is an old fire pole that the kids can slide down, an old fire truck they can climb into and play in, a dress up... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ohiogirl00
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
414 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place is tiny -- interesting but tiny -- a visit will take under ten minutes - they do have some cool souvenirs and it is worth a quick drop in

Helpful?
Thank HonestMcHonest
New England
Level Contributor
147 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great place for the kids, and adults as well. Old fire trucks, one of which the kids can climb into, uniforms to put on, and a lot of inter action for them. For the adults, the station upstairs has the lockers the firemen used, lots to see and take in, I would allow 2 hours at least if you want... More 

Helpful?
Thank Travel Guy15
Aurora, Colorado
Level Contributor
111 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I took a group of seniors here and we had a great time. They loved the history of the Denver fire department and looking at all the equipment that was from the past. GREAT tour, and great staff. Very affordable and lots of fun!

Helpful?
Thank connie M
Van Horne
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Our 13 yr old aspires to be a firefighter someday, so when we saw this museum we HAD to go. There was quite a bit to see, we enjoyed our time there.

Helpful?
Thank Michelle B

Been to Denver Firefighters Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Denver Firefighters Museum and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Denver Firefighters Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?