Preserving History & Tradition

5218 South Western Avenue - Chicago, Illinois

Welcome to the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago

Our next open house is Saturday, October 24.

The museum is currenly only opened on the 4th Saturday of the month, except in December when we're closed for the holiday.

The hours of operation for open houses are from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.

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Two Chicago transit tragedies will be revisited in a Fire Museum program at 10:00 a.m.  Saturday October 10 at the Quinn Fire Academy.

October 10th Program to Examine Past Transit Tragedies.

Click on the picture above to learn more about the Museum's latest exhibit, a 1913 Model "T" Chemical Engine.


Click on the picture above to see the photo gallery from the September Open House.

Thank you to everyone that came out and made this year's fund raiser a huge success.

Click on the picture above to visit the photo gallery.