Explore the History

For over 50 years, the Museum has been well operated by active-duty and retired firefighters. Working during their time off, they have given tours, and painted and maintained the Museum. The firefighters negotiated for new equipment, managed fiscal budgets, and ensured that the memory of fallen firefighters sacrificed will not be forgotten. The mission of the Dallas Firefighters Museum is to collect, preserve, and present the history and cultural heritage of the fire service of Dallas and to provide fire prevention and safety education to the public, especially children.

The Fire Station

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The fire station at Fair Park has served the City of Dallas with distinction for almost a century. In the first three-quarters of that century, from its erection in 1907 until May 2, 1975, it was an active firehouse. Since that time it has served as the Dallas Firefighter's Museum. Its importance to the community is undeniable, and its place within Dallas' history has been well recognized. The firefighters stationed there have contributed to the safety and security of the surrounding districts during that lengthy period.

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Apparatus Collection

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The fire station at Fair Park has served the City of Dallas with distinction for almost a century. In the first three-quarters of that century, from its erection in 1907 until May 2, 1975, it was an active firehouse. Since that time it has served as the Dallas Firefighters Museum. Its importance to the community is undeniable and its place within Dallas' history has been well recognized. The firefighters stationed there have contributed to the safety and security of the surrounding districts during that lengthy period.

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Museum Facts

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The fire station at Fair Park has served the City of Dallas with distinction for almost a century. In the first three-quarters of that century, from its erection in 1907 until May 2, 1975, it was an active firehouse. Since that time it has served as the Dallas Firefighters Museum. Its importance to the community is undeniable and its place within Dallas' history has been well recognized. The firefighters stationed there have contributed to the safety and security of the surrounding districts during that lengthy period.

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