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 May 21, 2018

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Mon 21st

Jake's Wayback Burgers Fundraiser

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Taste of Ramadan - Bristol

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center
Tue 22nd

Take Care Tuesdays - Zumba with Marisa

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
The New England Carousel Museum

Save a Life Bus

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Bristol Police Department
Wed 23rd

Knit A Spring Poncho

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New England Yarn & Spindle LLC

Women's Street Survival class

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Varasconi’s School of Self Defense
Thu 24th

"A Night for Our Stars to Shine" - 8th Annual Gala

May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aqua Turf Club

Downtown Carnival

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
Fri 25th

Playful Learners Playgroup at Imagine Nation

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

Downtown Carnival

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
Sat 26th

Downtown Carnival

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard

Clock Identification Event at the American Clock & Watch Museum

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
American Clock & Watch Museum
Sun 27th

Forestville Memorial Day Parade

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Connecticut Roller Derby All Stars Fundraiser

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firefly Hollow Brewery
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