The Denver Firefighters Museum located in the downtown area is a non-profit agency that is dedicated to preserving the history of firefighting in Denver. Founded in 1978, It exhibits vast displays of firefighting equipment and memorabilia together with the rich collection and information associated with firefighting. The museum features several historical and operational exhibits.
The main exhibits are broken down into six themes: Communicating about fire, Personal protective tools, Fire suppression, Additional firefighter duties, History of Station 1( Fire station where this museum stands now) and Fire fighting equipment. The second floor of this supeb museum exhibits living quarters of the firemen and for the parents of 'fire-bugs', a specially designed children's area meant to reinforce fire safety in a fun and educational way. Innovative and exciting hands-on activities, groundbreaking state of the art gallery and and special events make Denver Firefighters Museum one of the top 3 firefighting museums in the United States.
The museum is open six days a week,
Mon - Sat 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays & Major Holidays