FDNY History and Heritage

The Fire Department of the City of New York has a long history of firefighting, extending back to the days of Dutch colonization. The Museum tells this story through our vast collection of objects, memorabilia, and photographs. We invite you to explore our exhibitions at the Museum and here online. 

The Vounteer Era

The Paid Department

Fire Insurance

Be sure to access the New York firefighting history resources page for publications, related Websites, and other Fire Museums across the country. 

 

And if you are a family member, learn how you can obtain a firefighter’s complete service record from the FDNY Personnel Records. 

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New York City Fire Museum
278 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013

Phone: (212) 691-1303  Fax: (212) 352-3117

Open 7 days a week, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Closed on major holidays

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