North Charleston, South Carolina: Fire Museum

Fire Museum displays its gaudy old trucks with dramatic lighting, like elegant vintage cars. Interactive exhibits make you realize how tough it is to be a firefighter.

North Charleston Fire Museum

Address:
4975 Centre Pointe Drive, North Charleston, SC
Directions:
North Charleston Fire Museum. Northwest of town. I-526 exit 16. Drive east on International Blvd. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Centre Pointe Drive. You'll see the big Fire Museum sign on the right.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-4, Su 1-4 (Virus outbreak may affect access to attraction. Call to verify.)
Phone:
843-740-5550
Admission:
Adults $6.
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North Charleston Fire Museum

Fire museum with a fire truck simulator, fire-truck-themed indoor playground, etc.

[Karen, 10/25/2016]

This was formerly the American LaFrance Fire Museum in North Carolina before it moved here. It's more slick and general-audience-focused than most fire museums, and displays its gaudy old trucks with dramatic lighting, like elegant vintage cars.

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