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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre

Wallace Place, Greenock PA15 1JB, Scotland
+44 7789 923449
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Super Museum

Terrific collection of fire appliances right back to horsedrawn one. Very informative and friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jean B
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Inverkip, Scotland, United Kingdom
A Must See Museum

Although this is a small museum, you can spend a while taking in the detail as the exhibits are... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
PatCrawford
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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Wallace Place, Greenock PA15 1JB, Scotland
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+44 7789 923449
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Terrific collection of fire appliances right back to horsedrawn one. Very informative and friendly staff.

Thank Jean B
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Although this is a small museum, you can spend a while taking in the detail as the exhibits are mostly hands-on. You can open the doors in the fire engine and find out what is stored in each area and kids are welcome to climb...More

Thank PatCrawford
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Really wanted to visit here but sadly closed. Such a shame. Heard so many great things, was visiting for a few days. Anyway keep up the good work

Thank CraigW020373
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

A fabulous museum with highly knowledgeable staff, always keen to assist. Delights dating back hundreds of years, showing the history of fire services and highlighting social history through photography, appliances, artefacts and artwork. A must-visit destination!!!

Thank Smilingcustomer
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went on the open door day in Greenock as we had wanted to visit here before but it was never open when we were staying in Greenock. It is an excellent museum and the officers who were on duty that day were really friendly...More

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Found this fascinating the degree of heroism dedication shown by these brave souls is nothing short of amazing and there's retired officers on hand with their knowledge to share and explain any queries

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This very interesting place is well worth a visit regardless of what age you are, something for everyone.probably best kept for a rainy day.

Thank author55
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We were in Greenoch for the day as a port stop on our 12 night cruise around the British Isles. Decided to check out the town and found this great free museum on the destination map we were given when we arrived. We were met...More

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Recently visited this fire museum with my grandson. We were made very welcome by the volunteer staff in attendance, who were friendly and knowledgeable! The exhibits are excellent, and this museum is well worth a visit.

Thank Margaret W
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have been meaning to go for some time, and it was well worth the visit. It is a small museum situated in what was the fire station for about 70 years before it was relocated a mile along the road. The friendly, informative volunteers...More

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Pamela K
9 September 2017|
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Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee!
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Sandra R
25 April 2016|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
Doesn't cost anything to get in, I'm pretty sure it was just a Sunday it was open.
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