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Plans are well advanced for the Museum's major event of the year - our Summer Family Open Day.   Fire engines (old and new), GM Fire and Rescue Dogs, Mini Fire Engine rides, bouncy fire engine, fairground, stalls, fun and games for all the family.  Refreshments, souvenirs and prizes to be won.  Don't miss out on ouor famous home-made cakes too !  The Open Day takers place on Sunday 3rd June between 10am and 4pm.

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!

Latest Museum News

The latest large vehicle to join the Museum's fleet is a little different from its new stable mates.   K 630 KMB, a Mercedes 1124F was originally... View Full Article

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