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(39.105293,-84.51964)
 

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Mission Statement

To preserve and exhibit the history of firefighting in the Greater Cincinnati area; To present exhibits and education programs on fire prevention and fire safety, with special attention to those most at risk --- children, families, older people, and the physically or mentally challenged; To encourage local historic preservation efforts with the restoration and preservation of the historically significant Engine House #45, a striking Renaissance Revival building designed by prominent local architect Harry Hake, Sr., which has been included on the National Register of Historic Places; To actively support revitalization of Downtown Cincinnati and the inner-city; To contribute to Cincinnati's tourism industry and cultural appeal as the Museum Center of the Midwest

Description

Displays over 200 years of Greater Cincinnati firefighting history and focuses on educating visitors in local urban histroy as well as in fire safety and prevention. On display are fire apparatus, equipment, and memorabilia. There are also several interactive exhibits, including a Fire Safe House, a firepole, and the cab to an E-One pumper that visitors can climb into and turn on the lights and sirens.

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http://www.cincyfiremuseum.com

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