Welcome!

Come and Visit

Located in historic Old City Philadelphia, the museum is housed in a renovated 1902 firehouse. Fireman’s Hall Museum is one of the nation’s premier fire museums focused on the preservation of Philly fire history and promoting fire safety. Philadelphia is the birthplace of the first volunteer fire companies. In 1736, Benjamin Franklin created the first fire brigade called The Union Fire Company.

The Museum is Now Closed Due to COVID-19.

Our PFD Historian’s Blog is always available and we will be updating it often. Go to the Resources tab and spend some time reading about the great history of the Philadelphia Fire Department!

Donations are Appreciated

MEMBERSHIP ALSO AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

HOST YOUR EVENT AT THE MUSEUM

The Museum is the perfect place to host:

  • Class Reunions

  • Cocktail Receptions

  • Corporate Events

  • Fundraisers

  • Holiday Parties

  • Office Parties

  • Team Building Events

  • Training & Seminars

CALL TO RESERVE

Call or email Carol Smith at 215-923-1438 pfdhc@firemanshallmuseum.org to check availability for your next event at the beautifully restored Fireman’s Hall Museum.

Photos by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®