Virginia City, Nevada: Firemen's Museum

A municipal service born early of necessity -- Virginia City's history includes the Great Fire of 1875, when three-quarters of the silver and gold boom town was scorched.

Comstock Firemen's Museum/Nevada State Firemen's Museum

117 South C St., Virginia City, NV
Comstock Firemen's Museum/Nevada State Firemen's Museum, C St., south of intersection of Taylor St.
Daily 10 am - 5 pm Memorial Day - Labor Day (Call to verify)
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19th century fire wagon.

Firemen's Museum

Virginia City now has a Firemen's Museum. There are several fire trucks from the 1800s displayed, along with other memorabilia. A donation is requested on admission.

[Dan Kaplan, 06/03/2012]

The Great Fire of 1875! What a thing that was. The museum features a fire wagon made in 1839 in Philadelphia, the oldest firefighting apparatus in the state of Nevada.

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