Denver Firefighters Museum
The front of the museum which welcomes visitors into the center.
One of the old fire engines that are still on display.
On children's days, they can see a firefighter up close and learn about fire safety.
Learn more about the history of fire and firefighting in urban communities with this book from author Bruce Hensler.
Backstory and Context
The museum's second floor offers special exhibits that change throughout the year, as well as an exhibit that shows how firefighter have lived and trained over the past century. The museum offers a variety of special events throughout the year, including programs for children and families as well as reunions of retired firefighters. There are also summer day camps for youth where young people train in the skills and discipline required in the fire service.
Unique among museums of its kind, the Denver Firefighters Museum offers a research library full of historic books, photographs, and documents that may be inspected by researchers on site.