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Canadian Fire Fighters Museum

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95 Mill St South | In the harbour area., Port Hope, Ontario L1A 2T3, Canada
+1 905-885-8985
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Brilliant

A small museum run by volunteers but they have packed in a tremendous amount of kit and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Kevin A
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Hawick, United Kingdom
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Grandkids impressed

We took our two grandchildren (3 and 5) to the museum.On entering you cook see their eyes light up... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
bryant323
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Port Hope, Canada
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95 Mill St South | In the harbour area., Port Hope, Ontario L1A 2T3, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A small museum run by volunteers but they have packed in a tremendous amount of kit and memorabilia, thus doing the firefighters a great service. Free entry, but donations requested and please do as they plough it all back into running this little gem of...More

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Ken B, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Fire Fighters Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you very much for your excellent review. It's reviews like this that keep us going! And please tell your friends to visit us!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took our two grandchildren (3 and 5) to the museum.On entering you cook see their eyes light up at the sight of the big red fire trucks.The staff was most obliging in permitting the kids to explore and sit in the vehicles and share...More

1  Thank bryant323
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Ken B, Public Relations Manager at Canadian Fire Fighters Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks for your review! We love it when children have fun at the museum!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

A little known museum. Very informative, lots of history. There are interactive exhibits for children. I highly recommend this for anyone interested in the history of fighting fires

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

as a retired Toronto fireman I had to check this out in my retirement. A small but impressive collection well worth the visit. Your kids will love it and volunteer staff are very friendly. Unfortunately they are in a loaned municipal building and are now...More

3  Thank thephoenixrisesagain
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

A one of a kind, charming and detailed exhibit. Wonderful artifacts with well written information. Fun activities for kids. Cool and shady. Nice place for a visit and a lunch picnic out front on the tables. Loved the huge fire trucks!!! Will come back again.

3  Thank katherinemcharg1
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Interesting little museum to visit. Lots of fire fighting memorabilia to look at. Small gift shop with cute items. Check the hours before you go as we went on a Wednesday and they were closed.

3  Thank cat762
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

If you see this sign on the 401 make sure to drop in and see the wonderful equipment held at this Museum. Every child will love to dress up as their hero. Something to be learned by everyone. Make sure you take time to check...More

2  Thank ruthmarvin
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Love dropping in to this museum. Great place for visitors to Port Hope. Very kid friendly! Thanks to all the volunteers!

2  Thank bulgerce
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I hear they are trying to move so they can display more. This is good news. Pay what you can and take your time. The curator has a heart for the firefighting industry and it shows. Informative and well displayed I could see how kids...More

2  Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

This a great place to take your kids for a visit. It does not cost anything and the kids enjoy looking at the fire trucks. My grandson saw this and wants to be a fire fighter when he grows up, It is a good place...More

2  Thank Joan M
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