Milwaukee Fire Museum

Built in 1927 this 90 year old building features different construction styles and materials. Terrazzo floors, push bottom light switches and incandescent lighting. In addition the building has a bunk room, alarm area and a vintage fire officers office.

One of five fire stations of this style built in 1927. The museum (since 1995) houses the first department ambulance, a 1947 Cadillac. Two trucks built in the Milwaukee Fire Department Shop during the 1920s and 30s. View original built in a state prison as well as a working fire alarm system which utilizes the street corner alarm box. The building has a dormitory style bunk-room, a vintage kitchen, locker room, and hose tower. Take guide tour or explore at your own pace with a museum guide sheet.

Building Info :

1615 W. Oklahoma Avenue
http://milwfiremuseum@gmail.com
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
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Handicapped accessible
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2017
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