History of Fire Museum

Firefighters are cultural icons, and battling fires are part of human history, see how they used to do it!

Check out the unique History of Fire Museum, and learn about the history of firefighting by admiring old equipment on display with an educated staff to answer all of your questions. Enjoy looking at old fire helmets, high pressure fire nozzles, arrays of hose nozzles, leather fire buckets, signal bells, fire buckets and even early American leather fire buckets that were once required in every household. A great place to take the kids, family, fellow or aspiring firefighters, and friends to learn about the history of fire throughout human development!

While you’re there, make sure to check out all that the New England Carousel Museum and the Greek Museum Room have to offer! The museums are open from 10am until 5pm on Wednesdays through Saturdays. Sundays are open from 12pm until 5pm. All museums are closed Monday and Tuesday. A perfect day trip for your family and friends to enjoy some history!

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol CT, 06010
History of Fire Museum
95 Riverside Ave, Bristol CT, 06010

This Week In Bristol

Events for week of October 16, 2017

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Tue 17th

Where Did I Come From? Researching Immigrant Ancestors

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library

Senior Behavioral Health Education Night for Healthcare Professionals

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol Hospital – Hughes Auditorium
Wed 18th

Seasonal Flu Clinic

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Book Bites: The Stars Are Fire

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 19th

Coffeehouse Concert: Seat of Our Pants

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Public Library
Fri 20th

Daddy Daughter Costume Dance

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society
Sat 21st

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
Sun 22nd

Witch's Dungeon

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center
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