The Hall of Flame Musuem of Firefighting
6101 E Van Buren Street, Phoenix (602-275-3473)
Dating back from 1725 – 1961 you can find original fire- fighting equipment in the Hall of Flames which is the largest museum of its type in the world. There are over 100 pieces of mechanized, horse-drawn and hand to hand pieces of fire- fighting equipment. This is an amazing collection of well preserved fire engines, including a child friendly fire truck for the little ones to sit in and drive, pretend of course. You can also dress up in all the gear you want to or merely cruise through the various galleries to learn more about our amazing fire fighters. One gallery is just helmets and there are thousands. Another gallery displays over 2000 specific department badges. There are also games and a photo gallery with fire safety tips. Hours are 9am-5pm Mon-Saturday and Noon to 4pm Sunday. Admission – $5-Adults, $4-Seniors and $3 children 6yrs to 17yrs. Children under 6 are free.