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Museum of Fire

1 Museum Dr, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
+61 2 4731 3000
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We went to the museum with a volunteer firefighter from Europe who was fascinated to see all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OpaMarnie
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Wollongong, Australia
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I’ve been bringing my grandchildren for years - we all love it! All the amazing fire engines... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
anniewicksmombasa
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Sydney, Australia
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Welcome to the Museum of Fire We are a not for profit, registered charity and a true community museum. As Australia's leading Fire Museum & Fire Collectibles Shop with over 30 years experience, we pride ourselves on quality and service. Many of us at the Museum are Firefighters. All profits raised go to educating our families to the dangers of fire and preserving the heritage of the communities bravest. Group bookings welcome. You will not be disappointed with your visit, there is something for all the family. Wishing you were a firefighter, enjoying the machinery, showing your respect, reliving past experiences, understanding fire as a friend or foe, visiting with friends or made to visit with the relatives, educating or entertaining the kids, for whatever reason you will enjoy your visit. There is something for everyone, we look forward to seeing you soon.
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible1%
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1 Museum Dr, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the museum with a volunteer firefighter from Europe who was fascinated to see all aspects of the history of firefighting in NSW, both volunteer and paid brigades were represented, with lovingly restored trucks and equipment as well as static and audio displays....More

Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been bringing my grandchildren for years - we all love it! All the amazing fire engines lovingly restored by the volunteers put on a massive and comprehensive display from the early days of firefighting. And the kids’ area keeps mine enthralled for hours! Then...More

Thank anniewicksmombasa
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This museum was really cool. There is a lot of see and it is very educational. Great for all ages. Allow yourself a couple of hours

Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great little Museum, very interest collection of vehicles and fire fighting equipment.Definately worth the price of admission.

Thank greg2745
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited with a family group, museum is full of historical exhibits showing the history of firefighting in NSW. Would suggest a guided tour if possible, as the museum has an extensive display, and for people without knowledge of firefighting, the history of some of the...More

Thank B1504PMlukeh
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Was very impressed. Staff are wonderful and there is a kids corner that the little can play. Steer fire engine, dress up, draw, puzzles, and computer for the older kids. Lots of history and ample engines from all decades. It was very good would recommend

Thank mto90510
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It was a fun family orientated museum But don't expect to spend much more than an hour or so there. We had a three year old with us and he really enjoyed it. As did his grandparents.

Thank UkPhil1955
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a really great learning centre and exhibit. It has everything from early Japanese manual pumpers to modern equipment (well relatively modern). Staff are very friendly particularly in the very well equipped gift shop :)

Thank FredLRI
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a great place to take the kids. So many things to see and do. It is close to the station and Westfield.

Thank lily66sav
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Museum of Fire is an attraction that you can visit at an stage of your life. Young kids can look in wonder at the fire engines and even have a ride. Older kids can use the interactive activities. Oldies can walk through the large...More

Thank PhilJWPenrith
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