This museum is the oldest firehouse in San Diego and displays numerous old fire engines, including "The Lancaster," an 1841 hand-pulled steam engine. Also on display are rare photos and equipment from the 1880s, badges, uniforms, helmets and memorabilia from firefighters of days gone by. Items from San Diego and around the world are on display. Come here to learn about the old ways of fighting fires; the kids will love it.
1572 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA 92101-2913
The museum is located at 1572 Columbia St. in the Little Italy area of downtown San Diego.
Ages 12 and under are free. COST: $3. OPEN: Wed.-Fri. 10-2, weekends 10-4.
619 232 3473