Explore the drama and danger of fire and fire fighting at the largest Museum of Fire in Australia. Explore the history of fighting fires from the earliest times right up to the challenges of present day fires. The Museum is also the leading fire safety education facility in the country, so not only will you have fun exploring the history of fire fighting but you will also learn what to do if there is a fire or you catch fire.
Themes covered by the museum are bushfires, dialling 000, burn prevention and treatment, and fire fighting since the early days of European settlement with fire engines and fire fighting equipment used since then on display including the original switch room from fire headquarters in Sydney.
Tours are available for all groups and bookings are essential. Worksheets and activities for school groups are available and the museum has a fully equipped 120 seat theatre.
Other travelling exhibitions from organisations such as Questacon are on display at the Museum from time to time.
The Museum of Fire is housed in a National Trust listed building. A prime example of post war industrial architecture this building served as a power station during the 1950's.
Toilets and complex all on ground floor level.
Junior Fire Fighters Training Area with half cabin fire engine children can play in, dress up as a firefighter, computer interactive games, puzzles and simulator
02 4731 3000
1 Museum Drive
Penrith, New South Wales, 2751
Access With Assistance for the Disabled, Car park, Guide, Parking for the Disabled, Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Shop, Toilet facilities for the Disabled
Experiences you can enjoy at Museum Of Fire:
Educational Tourism, Historic/Heritage, Science and Technology