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New Bern Fireman's Museum

408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
+1 252-636-4087
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Fire Truck displays

If you are interested in the progression of Fire trucks from the civil war era through the early... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy0827
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Great Little Museum full of History

We visited one sweltering hot afternoon to get into the air conditioning! What a treat. The... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Clare P
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New Bern, North Carolina
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Attraction featuring antique fire engines used in the 1922 fire that destroyed one-third of the city.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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408 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4923
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in the progression of Fire trucks from the civil war era through the early 1940's this museum has a collection that is authentic and interesting. I would imagine young boys would be fascinated and the docent is knowledgeable and entertaining. Tour...More

Thank Judy0827
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We visited one sweltering hot afternoon to get into the air conditioning! What a treat. The docents are very knowledgeable and can give you lots of background information to share.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This a an awesome fireman's museum that people of all ages will enjoy. Lots of older equipment and history.

Thank randsk2016
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a small museum, but they are working on expanding. Its very inexpensive to go to and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The museum is located near other cute attractions as well.

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our boys love firetrucks and fire stations. Thought this would be fun for them. It's currently a small one floor museum with 2 historic wagons and 2 historic trucks. Since it's so small, after paying the admission fee the staff/volunteer leads you on a private/personal...More

Thank rcdude07
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little place to tour when in New Bern. My husband was a volunteer firefighter for 4 years, so he was especially interested in the history of the New Bern fire department. Did you know there was a Yankee and Southern side?...More

Thank Stevielyn85
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a small local fire museum with very few pieces of equipment, however, each piece is original and part of the New Bern Fire Department. I had a personal tour guide who was quite knowledgeable and extremely interesting and entertaining. At one point we...More

Thank Jk3750
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Brought my 3 year old daughter here. Everyone was so nice and informative. They let us know the history of the New Bern FD and was so nice to our daughter who was pretty rambunctious there!! The museum had old FD trucks on display and...More

Thank Allie M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Worth a stop, especially for civil war history buffs and fire department enthusiasts. New Bern's fire department's rich history is on display. They will have an inter-active fire education center for children in the very near future.

Thank roamin2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The New Bern Fireman's Museum is in the process of ramping up, currently the second floor is under development (not to mention the rest rooms). The information and exhibits are very good with interesting docents and will improve over time. The admission price is appropriate...More

Thank WILLIAM F
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