|Type Local museum|
Phone +1 204-942-4817
|Location 56 Maple Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
Address 56 Maple St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0Y8, Canada
Hours Open today · 9AM–3PMSunday9AM–3PMMondayClosedTuesdayClosedWednesdayClosedThursdayClosedFridayClosedSaturdayClosedSuggest an edit
Similar Ross House Museum, Winnipeg Railway Museum, Transcona Historical Museum, St Vital Historical Society, Le Musée de Saint‑Bon
The Fire Fighters Museum is a museum devoted to firefighter heritage in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The museum has an extensive collection of vintage fire apparatus, artifacts, pictures and information about the history of fire fighting in the city of Winnipeg and its suburbs.
The Museum is operated primarily by retired, as well as present Winnipeg firefighters. The museum is devoted to firefighter heritage. It is normally open every Sunday from 10:00 until about 14:00 so those who plan on visiting just need to phone during those time frames in order to ensure someone is available for a tour.
The museum is located in a former fire station built in 1904, and contains memorabilia dating back to the beginning of the Winnipeg Fire Brigade in 1882. The collection includes fully operational fire apparatus such as a 1927 American LaFrance and a 1958 Mack truck. Also included are numerous pieces of firefighting equipment, rescue and medical gear, articles and photos of the department in action, and various other artifacts.
The Museum is affiliated with: CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada.