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New York City Fire Museum

  • 278 Spring St. Map It
  • SoHo

Published 09/11/2016

Fodor's Review

In the former headquarters of Engine 30, a handsome Beaux Arts building dating from 1904, retired firefighters volunteer their time in the morning and early afternoon to answer visitors' questions. The collection of firefighting tools from the 18th century to the present includes hand-pulled and horse-drawn engines, speaking trumpets, pumps, and uniforms. A memorial exhibit with photos, paintings, children's artwork, and found objects relating to the September 11, 2001, attacks is also on view—a poignant reminder and tribute to the 343 firefighters who died on 9/11.

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278 Spring St., between Hudson and Varick Sts., New York, New York, 10013, USA

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Sight Details:

  • $8

Published 09/11/2016


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