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FASNY Museum of Firefighting

117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, NY 12534-1601
+1 518-822-1875
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Great place to visit with kids

Amazing place near historic Hudson, the Museum was established in 1925. Very unique cars. Great... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
il_doctore
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New York City, New York
Outstanding

Well worth the price of admission. Incredible fire fighting history and equipment on display... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Tom W
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New Britain, Connecticut
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The premiere collection of firefighting objects in the world, featuring over 90 pieces of apparatus on display. Children’s activities include creative play on fire engines, interactive activities and the McCadam Cheese Fire Safety Discovery Room.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson, NY 12534-1601
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+1 518-822-1875
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Amazing place near historic Hudson, the Museum was established in 1925. Very unique cars. Great place to bring children of various ages. They have a lot of activity stations for kids and also four real firetrucks for them to explore and play.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth the price of admission. Incredible fire fighting history and equipment on display ranging from the 1700's to current.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This museum is two levels, stairs only, with the lower level having a 1916 American LaFrance to a 1978 Boyer International. Before the LaFrance, is a long 1902 horse drawn Hayes Aerial Ladder. My photos show a total of 19 vehicle on this level. Many...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Family with a three year old boy visiting Hudson. OMG is this place amazing. It's sprawling, the engines are shiny, and they have really cool stuff for kids. Our little one got behind the wheel of a truck and drove it to a fire raging...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It took the visit of a 2-year old to get us to FASNY--what a wonderful discovery! This 50,000 square foot gem holds a vast collection of fire fighting equipment arranged historically/chronologically with excellent explanatory text panels. Good interactives. The highlight for our young visitor were...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Lots of great history about Fire Fighting and many interactive exhibits. The ladies in the gift shop were sweet and very helpful.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my 3 year old grandson and his mother and grandmother and aunt. No matter your age it is a great place to visit; especially if you like fire trucks and history. Children activities and stuff for old folks makes this a great place...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've been married to my Firefighter husband for 25 years and have gone with him to more Fire related museums in the US and other countries than I can count! This museum was by far the best one I have ever been to! We went...More

1  Thank Heidididee
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

This was my first visit to the Museum. I was at the FASNY Home on family business and was given a tour of the museum after my meeting. I strongly recommend a visit for anyone involved with Fire/ EMS service, their friends and/or families. Great...More

1  Thank pokey7256
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I we are both volunteers and the local fire company in our area. We decided to take a road trip without even knowing about the museum and what a find! This was excellent, you need time to see everything in detailed. Unfortunately,...More

1  Thank Monica P
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