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 December 11, 2017

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Wed 13th

Trivia Night at the Club

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bristol Swedish Social Club

Festival of Lights Night

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Thu 14th

Application Assistance

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Coffee House Concert: Joy To The World

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Fri 15th

Lake Compounce Holiday Lights

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Compounce

Santa Land Village

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rockwell Park
Sat 16th

Benefit for Team Super Liam

December 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
457 Mason Jar

Avid Adventures: Tree ID (for older teens & adults)

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center
Sun 17th

Lake Compounce Holiday Lights

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Compounce
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