Fort Lauderdale Fire & Safety Museum

Experience the history of firefighting at this museum. Built in 1927, the historic Fire Station 3, with its kitchen, bedroom, and wood beam ceilings, offers a look at what life was like for firefighters 80 years ago. See original equipment, fire engines, and working fire alarms from the period. Through photos, videos, and artifacts, groups can learn about some of the major fires and emergencies that firefighters have faced over the years, as well as about the history of the fire station. At the Learning Center, groups can learn fire safety through videos, puppet shows, and hands-on activities.
Contact Info
Address: 1022 West Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. Broward County. Tel: 954-763-1005. Email: Website:
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Citizenship, Social Studies.

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