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The Christmas Open Day on Sunday 3rd December was a great success and the weather was kind to us.  Our many family visitors were able to enjoy the Museum, funfair, face painting, "Birdie" photo booth, musical fire engine, seasonal refreshmemts and meet a very special visitor in the form of Father Christmas himself, who arrived on an open fire engine.,   

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.”

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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

Small but really interesting