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Columbus, Ohio: Central Ohio Fire Museum

Housed in a 1908 firehouse that used horse-drawn equipment until the 1920s. Notable for its custom dummies of old-tyme firemen -- and firehorses.

260 N. 4th St., Columbus, OH
North side of midtown, on the east side of N. 4th St. just south of its intersection with E. Chestnut St.
Tu-Sa 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $8.
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Central Ohio Fire Museum

Housed in a 1908 firehouse, the museum displays original horse-drawn fire wagons and firefighting equipment dating back to the 1700s. The museum is one of the largest dedicated to firefighting in the country. The old house stable in the back of the building has been converted into an educational center. Guests can ring the original alarm bell atop the building.

[Scott Hammond, 11/22/2021]

This firehouse used horse-drawn equipment until the 1920s. The museum is notable for its custom dummies of old-tyme firemen -- and firehorses.

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