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Firefighters' Museum of Nova Scotia

451 Main St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1G9, Canada
+1 902-742-5525
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Nice Piece of History.

We had family come down and stay with us so we took them to the museum. We had our three year old... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Gary O
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Port Maitland, Canada
Good museum

Good museum, low admission. Good for an hour or two. Surprised me plesantly in terms of number of... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Sandman S
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451 Main St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1G9, Canada
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We had family come down and stay with us so we took them to the museum. We had our three year old grandson with us and he just loved it. I'm a retired firefighter and I loved it.

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Good museum, low admission. Good for an hour or two. Surprised me plesantly in terms of number of exhibits.

Thank Sandman S
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Went here in September of 2017. Free entrance for firefighters which was nice. The building is aged but other than that it's well worth the stop. Great history and a cool collection of antiques and trucks

Thank Nick L
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Two stories in an old fire station filled with historic fire trucks - even from early 1800s. I didn't even know they had pumper back then. I imagined buckets. Some great photos and a nice souvenir selection.

Thank justmy0pinion
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

We finally made it. It was certainly worth the wait. There are two floors with about two dozen fire engines and pumpers dating back to the early 1800's. They are from a number of communities around Nova Scotia. Lots of artifacts and pictures to see....More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is a great spot, especially for kids. Lots to touch and lots to learn. Great for young and old alike.

Thank Currymac
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

This museum was great! As a family of four, it was inexpensive and had tons of stuff for us to see. Staff are there to answer questions if you have any, but they leave you to do your own exploring which was nice.

Thank queenie197640
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Being that my dad, grandfather and myself are firefighters this was definitely a very interesting museum to visit. A lot of history from fires that have taken place in Nova Scotia and old trucks/steamers dating back to the 1800's. One of the best museums I've...More

Thank katelynn07
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Very interesting place to visit. We've been to car museums, but have never seen so many historical firetrucks and firefighting equipment in one place. We've seen the old pumpers in movies, but it's not like seeing them in person and trying to imagine what it...More

Thank Dorothy R
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Reviewed November 5, 2015

On paper, I thought this museum would be boring, but it was not. they had old fire engines and pumpers, you could almost see the firefighters working the pump handles. Some of that equipment was really complex. They even had a wooden fire plug.

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It was $4, per adult, $3 for senior and $2 for children and I think it was free under a certain age.
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