Fire Services Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

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  • Haven’t been here since I was a kid. $10 entry and it’s like stepping back in time. Really interesting to spend an hour or more wandering around. John (one of the volunteers), was kind enough to show ...  more »
  • Fantastic Museum. Our guide was very knowledgable and took time to explain every piece of equipment and from where it was sourced .The communications section upstairs was amazing,but only our more mob...  more »
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  • The Fire Services Museum of Victoria's purpose and main aim is to collect, preserve, display and interpret items pertaining to the history, concept of fire fighting and fire safety in Victoria. Located in the old head office of the Melbourne Fire Brigade, the award winning Fire Services Museum Victoria, was opened in 1979 to provide a home and focus for the history of fire fighting services in the Victoria. The Museum includes a collection of over 10,000 fire related items collected both nationally and internationally and including Country Fire Authority, and Metropolitan Fire Brigade, fire appliances, personnel histories, memorabilia and associated items. Most of the Museum Personnel are retired fire fighters and can offer a lively story or two about their craft and it's history. The Museum is a not for profit organisation and all personnel are volunteers. The Award Winning Museum offers: Australia's largest collection of fire brigade memorabilia including a year round display of vintage fire vehicles and other appliances, helmets, 18th century uniforms, badges, models, and much more over 10,000 fire related items collected both nationally and internationally historical photos of firefighters and fires of the past a shop with fire fighting memorabilia for young and old fire fighting demonstrations on several days throughout the year (bookings required)
  • Fantastic experience for kids to meet firefighters, learn about fire safety and have a chance to sit in a real fire engine!
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