The Tampa Firefighters Museum IS CLOSED to vistors through October

Our museum store is now offering contactless pickup.

Call (813) 964-6862 for more information.

Step Inside The Tampa Firefighters Museum

The mission of the Tampa Firefighters Museum, Inc. is to preserve the heritage of the Tampa Fire Department and promote life safety education and fire prevention within the community.

The vision of the Tampa Firefighters Museum, Inc. is to preserve the rich history, culture, and significance of the Tampa Fire Department by sharing real-life events, exhibits, and life safety education while ensuring our future by encouraging the next generation to pursue the fire service as a profession.

The Non-Profit

The Tampa Firefighters Museum, Inc. is a non profit organization that was established in 1997 with the purpose of preserving the history of the Tampa Fire Department and its members and providing fire safety education and emergency awareness to the local community.

The Tampa Firefighters Museum, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and contributions are tax-deductible for income, gift, and estate taxes.

The Museum

Built in 1911, the historic structure that houses the Tampa Firefighters Museum served as headquarters for the Tampa Fire Department Station until 1978 when its modern-day replacement opened across the street.

During its active service years, this building presided over the 63-year transformation from horse-drawn apparatus to diesel-powered rescue and firefighting vehicles.

Make A Donation

Donations enable us to continue in our mission to preserve the history and the heritage of the Tampa Fire Department and provide fire safety and educational outreach to the community. 

Rent the Firehouse

The Tampa Fire Fighters Museum is available to rent  for your next special event including children's birthdays, weddings, fundraisers, anniversaries, and other special events.

Shop our Store

We have all your favorite Tampa Fire Department swag, including infant onesies, coffee cups, calendars, t-shirts, sweatshirts, bumper stickers, and more! We have something for everyone!

Latest News From Dispatch:

MAY COVID-19 Update from Our President

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Tampa Firefighters Museum, On behalf of myself and the Board of Directors, we want to thank all of the first responders and medical community members who have responded to the call to action and have helped our community during this...

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Children’s Firehouse Birthday Parties

Are you looking for the next place to host your child’s birthday party? The Tampa Firefighters Museum is the perfect setting for children’s birthday parties. In addition to providing a cool place to have your event, attendees will leave with a strong fire safety...

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Rent our Firehouse For Your Next Special Event

The Tampa Firefighters Museum offers one of Tampa's most unique event rental space. Our Museum is housed inside a fully restored 1911 firehouse, the original quarters for Tampa FIre Station No. !. This 2 story building can accommodate up to 300 guests and is a perfect...

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