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FASNY Museum of Firefighting [NY]

The FASNY Museum of Firefighting presents more than 300 years of firefighting history. Collections include fire engines and pumpers dating as far back as 1731, memorabilia, and historic firefighting gear and equipment.

The museum offers a children's fire safety activity area, educational programs, hands-on fire trucks, guided tours, self-guided tours, science and safety outreach programs, and a picnic area. Groups of 10 or more can reserve a guided tour and/or use of the picnic site. At least two weeks advance notice is required. Programming can prevent public access to the entirety of the museum. Please call the museum to inquire after which areas will be unavailable on given days.