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Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

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A visit to the museum

I have been interested in Fire Service memorabilia all my life and have personal collection of over... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Peter T
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
Fab day out

Really interesting fun day out. We saw some amazing old engines that rum. The history of this place... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Coreybrand
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Old Fire Station Maclure Road, Rochdale OL11 1DN, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I have been interested in Fire Service memorabilia all my life and have personal collection of over 250 fire service models from all over the World. Because of this I took a trip to the fire service museum in Rochdale. The fire museum is in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bob B, Manager at Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks Peter for your very kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Rochdale. We look forward to welcoming you back again before too long !

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Really interesting fun day out. We saw some amazing old engines that rum. The history of this place is great and the knowledge of the volunteers is fab. I think it’s great that most of these people are ex firemen and look after all these...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Nice little place for the kids n grown ups lol couple of fairground rides, stalls n get the chance to go on the fire engines.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sharon H
Bob B, Manager at Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hi Sharon Thanks for the nice review. We try to keep the kids and the "big kids" happy !

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We went with kids (8,9&1) and they all enjoyed it. Packed full of interesting items, facts and displays and the staff were fantastic with the kids. The cake was also delicious!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little museum this is, I'd seen it advertised loads of times, but due to the opening hours have never managed to make it across (every Friday 10 - 4 & First Sunday of a month 10 - 4).....Finally managed to get there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Been a couple of times with my young son and its always been good. My son got to use the hose pipe which he enjoyed and there were lots of fire engines on show plus lots of other things. The firemen are very nice with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Bob B, Manager at Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thanks Steven for taking the time with this kind review. We always try to make the younger visitors welcome. Do come and see us again !

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little museum packed with facts and firemans poles. Knowledgeable staff. Good engines. And I now know what the tower is for.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Paid a visit to the museum with my grandson, very educational and also a fun visit. He enjoyed sitting in the fire engine and had a go with the hose. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Peter J
Bob B, Manager at Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Peter Thanks for your kind review, we are glad your grandson enjoyed his visit to the Museum, and that you found it educational too, which is what we try to achieve ! Do come and visit us again BOB

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Was really good ,only trouble was went when schools were visiting,so a bit crowded,but still fasinating. Great guy took us round and gave loads of information,even let the little one onto the engines and try hats on.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Got to use the firemans hose, got to spray my mum! Lots of fire engines and things to see and do, place was bigger than i thought it would be

Date of experience: March 2017
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