The Dallas Firefighters Museum, located just across from Fair Park in the original fire station building on 3801 Parry Avenue, is open Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The museum is supported by local firefighters and houses real fire engines dating back from the 1920’s and even as far back as horse and buggy days. This museum is an exception to the rule in that visitors are allowed and welcome to take their place in the driver’s seat of these antique fire engines for photos or just to satisfy their curiosity. A vintage fire alarm is on display which can still sound with a code to tell firefighters at which intersection they are needed.
Upstairs are more relics including a collection of helmets, badges, photos, and records as well as the preserved bedroom of heroes past with a pair of boots left by the bed. The fire pole is still intact with a view to the ground floor. Unfortunately that is not an interactive part of the museum.
Adult admission is $4 and children 4 and up pay $2. Located at 3801 Parry Avenue, call ahead if needed at (214) 821-1500 and support this worthy museum of some of Dallas’ most brave citizens.