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Just lovely

The fire engine Museum is a fantastic little gem a real fire engine to climbing with hats you can... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Claudia C
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Great venue

Have not been to this venue for a few years and was surprised by how much it has grown. The... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
FIREMALC
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Hartley, United Kingdom
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The Aim of the Kent Firefighting Museum Charitable Trust is: "To advance education for the public benefit in the subject of firefighting in Kent, its history and heritage by the establishment and maintenance of a museum and learning resources"more
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The fire engine Museum is a fantastic little gem a real fire engine to climbing with hats you can even pretend to drive it little play area climbing frame also Museum and lots of other things to see if you're driving past popping the gentleman...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Have not been to this venue for a few years and was surprised by how much it has grown. The volunteer staff are friendly and knowledgeable and have good fire brigade banter. Thanks for entertaining my guests and myself and I will return soon with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FIREMALC
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Great little museum with really passionate staff! Little one loved it and we will be back!! Remember to take a picnic or visit at weekend for the little cafe as the restaurant near wasn’t very welcoming to families but that is not the museums fault!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JennaL154
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Had a great fun afternoon with my nephew's at this museum, located hidden at the back of the garden centre, this museum has a great range of historical firefighter equipment along with a fire engine the children can play in. The museum also has a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jon H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I stumbled across this lovely hidden secret and my two year old just loved it. He loved the fire engines and the shady woodland play area. You can sit inside a real fire engine. It's so perfect for kids. Picnic benches and chairs available. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FamilyBrooker
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Such an interesting little museum, with more recently added vehicles, set in a wooded dell behind the garden centre. The volunteers who man it are keen to chat, and with a safe play area and real fire engine to climb on, it’s ideal for families....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DartfordLynn
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Great free place to go now with a little climbing frame too. Adults can grab a coffee from the cafe and the little ones can pretend to be fireman Sam!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cjkr
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Great little find, for a small Museum full of old and new memorabilia and even the kids found it interesting. You could only spend about an hour but great play area outside including a real fire engine that kids can site in and loved. Small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank diverdude82
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This place was great! It’s very small but free. There were some lovely volunteers there who gave our toddler some colouring sheets and showed us the different fire bells. But really it’s worth it just for climbing on a real life fire engine - what...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Isobel m
Reviewed 28 January 2018

we actually went to Twig and Spoon to eat but left via the museum and the grandsons loved getting in the fire engines and putting on helmets etc

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DianeCLondon
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