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Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Museum Events

 

2018 EVENTS 

WEEKLY OPEN DAYS TAKE PLACE EVERY FRIDAY (except Bank Holidays); MONTHLY (SUNDAY) OPEN DAYS ARE ON THE FIRST SUNDAY IN THE MONTH (except January : see"Visiting the Museum"); "THEMED" OPEN DAY EVENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS THEY BECOME CONFIRMED - WATCH THIS SPACE 

 

SUNDAY 1st JULY                      MONTHLY OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 5th AUGUST              MONTHLY OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER      MONTHLY OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 7th OCTOBER            MONTHLY OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER         MONTHLY OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 2nd DECEMBER        CHRISTMAS OPEN DAY WITH SANTA AND MORE

 

LOOK OUT ALSO FOR THE MUSEUM'S FIRE APPLIANCES, CREW AND SALES STALLS AT OTHER LOCAL EVENTS IN THE AREA. CONFIRMED ATTENDANCES WILL BE POSTED ON THIS PAGE AS THEY ARE ANNOUNCED. ATTENDANCES CONFIRMED SO FAR ARE :

 

WEDNESDAY 2nd AUGUST                        EMERGENCY SERVICES DAY AT THE TRAFFORD CENRE

SATURDAY 11th AUGUST                           BOLTON (MOOR LANE) FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 12th AUGUST                               BURY FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 19th AUGUST                               ALTRINCHAM FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

MONDAY 27th AUGUST                              IRLAM FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER                     ROCHDALE (HALIFAX ROAD) FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER                   BLACKLEY FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER                       ECCLES FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER                   HEYWOOD FIRE STATION OPEN DAY

 

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2018

THE MUSEUM WILL ALSO BE TAKING PART IN THE NATIONAL "HERITAGE OPEN DAYS" EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER. OUR NOMINATED HERITAGE OPEN DAY DATES ARE :

FRIDAY 7th SEPTEMBER

FRIDAY 14th SEPTEMBER

(NORMAL OPENING HOURS (10am to 4pm) WILL BE APPLICABLE FOR HERITAGE OPEN DAYS)

 

Mission Statement

”To explore, preserve and make accessible the history of fire, fire engineering and the fire and rescue services in the Greater Manchester region and, through our collections and resources, to further the education and promotion of fire safety in the community.”

Fund Raising

The Museum is currently trying to raise £100,000 towards the next stage of our major relocation project. Can you help by means of a donation to our Paypal account ? If so, click the DONATE button now. Thank you!

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Visitor Reviews

Beautiful little museum packed with facts and firemans poles

Visitor Reviews

Very educational and also a fun visit

Visitor Reviews

Lots of fire engines and things to see and do

Visitor Reviews

Packed with facts and fireman's poles !

Visitor Reviews

Fab place !

Visitor Reviews

What a lovely little museum this is

Visitor Reviews

Absolutely amazing