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.

Volunteer Fireman's Hall & Museum of Kingston

266 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401-3808
+1 845-331-0866
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent place to visit!

Interesting collection of Ulster County fire departments and fire equipment - well documented and... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Shirley A
,
Highland
Stopped in just because

If you like old buildings and old stuff, this is a place for you. Fire equipment that illustrates... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
merrahue
,
new york
via mobile
Read all 19 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fire trucks” (4 reviews)
“equipment” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
266 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401-3808
CONTACT
Website
+1 845-331-0866
Write a Review
Reviews (19)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Interesting collection of Ulster County fire departments and fire equipment - well documented and displayed. Also have a wall honoring deceased volunteer firefighters with their names on plaques!

Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you like old buildings and old stuff, this is a place for you. Fire equipment that illustrates the history of fire fighting. Engines, hose carts, photos, uniforms and tons of memorabilia. I'll be back for sure.

Thank merrahue
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went to the museum as a day trip. There was a mustering of historic fire equipment which made it even better. We have been to several fire museums and this was one of the nicest. It is also located within walking distance of the...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Though compact this museum ranks right up there with many that we have visited. Great display of memorabilia including a firehouse 'pole'. There is a fairly steep stairway to the 2nd floor with no elevator available. The volunteers staffing the museum are chockfull of knowledge....More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 19 July 2016

There is a hoarded collection of local and regional fire fighting history - the people, the equipment and the culture. Staffed by retired fire fighters with lots to share about everything. Go upstairs and visit the old meeting hall with its collection of photos, documents,...More

Thank travelbob1
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Bring the family or just stroll through to tour the Volunteer Fireman's Museum! It is a fun place for history buffs or boys & their Dad's!

Thank Y5161YKrobinb
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went to the museum with my four year old grandson and my eighty-plus old parents. There was enjoyment and all. See a great collection of firetrucks and memorabilia and lots of hands on activities for young children. Inexpensive and interesting.

Thank mcobound
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

While much of the museum is hands-off, there is plenty to engage young children and plenty to keep adults busy as well! My kids loved the interactive exhibits, and I was amazed by the sheer size of the place. What a gem.

Thank SmarteCookie
Reviewed 14 April 2016

If you're into museums, This is a great local one with older firetrucks and loads of history built into the building!

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My husband and I happened upon this Museum purely by accident one day and decided to go in and look around. It was very interesting and the folks inside were very knowledgable about the local history and were able to answer everyone's questions. It's a...More

Thank Stormy61
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Le Canard Enchaine
180 reviews
.04 km away
Ecce Terra
109 reviews
.05 km away
Duo Bistro
113 reviews
.14 km away
Santa Fe
74 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kingston Uptown Historic District
119 reviews
.33 km away
Forsyth Park
69 reviews
.94 km away
Old Dutch Church
41 reviews
.09 km away
Senate House State Historic Site
42 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Volunteer Fireman's Hall & Museum of Kingston staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit