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Preserving History & Tradition

5218 South Western Avenue - Chicago, Illinois

Currently the Museum is only open on the 4th Saturday of each month, excluding December. Click here to see a calendar of upcoming open houses.

Currently the Museum is only open on the 4th Saturday of each month, excluding December. Click here to see a calendar of upcoming open houses.

Welcome to the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago

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Our next open house is Saturday, April 23.

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.

Click on the link below to see the Calendar of Events.


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Click here to learn about our exhibits.

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Click here to see the photo gallery from the 10/10 Transit Tragedy presentation.

October 10th Program Examined Past Transit Tragedies.

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

NEW EXHIBIT AT THE MUSEUM!

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

Click on the picture above to visit the photo gallery.

  Our Next Open House Will Be Saturday, May 28 From 10:00 - 2:00  

This year's South side Irish parade was a wet affair. But that didn't deter Andy O'Donnell, Parker Brown, Tim Connors and Phil Little.

Click on the picture to see another.

Click on the picture above to learn about the F.O.O.L.S visit to the museum.