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1300 S Broadway St, Wichita

Museum Outing for Four, Six, or Eight at Kansas Firefighters Museum (Up to 53% Off)

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See relics from the first all-mechanized fire department in the nation at this fire station turned museum

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Guest
1 ratings1 reviews
February 8, 2020
This is one of Wichita’s best kept secrets! It was perfect for a family outing!
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Erin
1 ratings1 reviews
January 24, 2020
Our guide, Nick, was exceptional. He was very patient an engaging with our group of people ages 18 months to 40. The museum is very well designed and had something for everyone to enjoy!
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Lindsey
1 ratings1 reviews
December 18, 2019
Scheduled a private tour for our family, only have regular hours on Saturdays, and it was really a neat museum and the tour guide volunteer was very friendly and informative. A+. A cool place to take the kids
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elsa
2 ratings2 reviews
August 11, 2019
Great learning experience
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Kerry
2 ratings1 reviews
August 10, 2019
Wonderful little museum. Great volunteers
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PEGGYTOP REVIEWER
7 ratings5 reviews
August 4, 2019
Fun and very informative
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KathleenTOP REVIEWER
18 ratings13 reviews
June 16, 2019
I did not have high expectations since I paid only $15 for 8 tickets. I will say that what they had was totally cool and my grandchildren had a great time. I was especially happy when my grandchildren were allowed in the two fire trucks they had. They're building is a historical landmark and therefore is not ADA Compliant. They do have a second floor and the only access to it are stairs.
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Shannon
2 ratings1 reviews
April 20, 2019
Super nice and knowledgeable!
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About This Deal

Choose from Three Options

  • $5.74 for four museum admissions ($12 value)
  • $8.29 for six museum admissions ($18 value)
  • $12.32 for eight museum admissions ($24 value)

Need To Know

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Tours available during the week for groups of 6 or more by appointment. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Kansas Firefighters Museum

In 1910, Engine House No. 6 boasted space to accommodate four firefighters, two horses, and a carriage, which was the best way to reach the scene of a fire quickly. By 1918, though, the horses had retired, giving up their stall space and beloved supply of carrots to a brand-new fire truck. The move was part of Wichita's initiative to become the first all-mechanized fire department in the nation.

The neighborhood station served until 1953, when its half-a-century-old amenities proved too obsolete to serve the needs of modern firefighters. Still, the building represented an interesting slice of history, so in 1993, a group of local citizens and firefighters teamed up to restore the place and transform it into the Kansas Firefighters Museum.

Today, the museum recounts the above story and tells other local firefighting tales through various exhibits. They also offer fire camps, which are designed to give youth a hands-on look into the daily life of a firefighter, with participation and activity discussions geared to help attendees determine if firefighting may be their profession of choice. The museum's staff of volunteers also pride themselves on creating a great firefighter calendar full of hunky men and women wearing hard hats or wielding hoses. Proceeds go to the Coats for Kids program, which provides coats for hundreds of children in Kansas each year.