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Museum Hours & Admission Rates

Tuesdays  through Saturdays   10AM to 4PM


 Admission Rates:

Individual Prices: Adults: $8 Seniors: (62+): $6 Children: (7–17): $6

Children: (6 and younger): FREE (with admission of an adult or senior) 

Group Rates for 10 or more by request. 

(513) 621-5553



For many years, Cincinnati has been known throughout the world for its prominent role in the technological and organizational development of the American fire department.

In Cincinnati in 1853, the country's first paid, professional fire department was created by law. Its organizational plan became a model for other cities across the country—and beyond.

You can learn more about Cincinnati's firefighting history.