Our next open house is Saturday, August 26.
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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Ken Little Library Project Nearing Completion
Click on the picture above to learn more about the Museum's latest exhibit, a 1913 Model "T" Chemical Engine.
NEWEST EXHIBIT AT THE MUSEUM!
Our Next Open House Will Be Saturday, August 26, From 10:00 - 2:00
Be sure to check back here for information about our grand opening.
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Photo By: Terry Spirek
Engine 8 is back from the painter. Now the fun job of assembly begins. Be sure to check back here to find out when this classic 1928 Seagrave will be on display at the museum.
Special thank you to S & T Automotive for towing assistance.
Please join us at the Quinn Fire Academy
Saturday August 12, at 10:00 when Muesum Board member,
Jeff Stern presents an overview of the January 1967 McCormick Place Fire.
Once again Engine 10 made an appearance in the South Side Irish Parade. It was manned by Andy O'donnell, Jack Connors, Tim Connors, and Phil Little. Thanks to the Connor's family and Bill Sullivan for the pictures.
The Fire Museum of Greater Chicago was named one of the top seven museums - Chicago by Top 7 Travel!
Chicago is a great city and one that when the winds are going will make you want to get inside. However, what you will find is the city offers so many museums to visit it is nearly impossible to figure out which one you should be diving into. This is when you need to discover the top 7 museums in Chicago.
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7. Fire Museum of Greater Chicago
Fire departments and firefighters are often the unsung heroes of a local community. The problem is they tend to have traditions that seemingly fade away as times or even chiefs change. However, the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago preserves those traditions with the exhibits they have for the Chicago department and the surrounding departments as well.