Visitor Tours

Tours of the Museum are self-guided. Pick up a Museum Guide to help you navigate through the exhibits at your own pace. Gallery guides are availabile in English, Spanish, French, German and Russian. The Museum orientation film located in the Discount Tire Co. Educational Center on the first level, plays on a continuous loop throughout the day. The film is approximately 3 minutes long and covers Museum exhibits and expectations. Visitors with children can pick up the Children’s Gallery Guide, available in English and Spanish. This guide is designed to lead families through all the hands-on activities at the Museum.

Podcast tours coming soon

School Tours

Follow the bootprints of a firefighter on a tour of the Museum as children of all ages discover the story of Fire Station One and firefighting in Denver, past and present. Learn about how firefighters communicate, the equipment they use, see real fire trucks, learn about Denver’s biggest fires and take a step into firefighter life at the station as you peek into lockers, a dorm room and officer’s quarters!

Senior Guided Tour

50 minute Guided tour, 20 minute Presentation.
Guided Tour and You Bet Your Life: The Secret Word is Safety!

*For groups with limited mobility, group tour will cover first floor of museum only

Discover the life of a firefighter through a guided tour of the Museum! Experience the story of Denver Fire Station One and firefighting in Denver, past and present. Learn about fire communications, view the equipment they used, see antique fire apparatus, and share in stories about Denver’s biggest fires. Following the tour, the group will move to the Discount Tire Co. Educational Center to participate in a short presentation on fire safety for older adults. This fun program uses nostalgic radio and T.V. trivia, songs, pictures and humor to reinforce important fire safety issues specific to older adults.

Click Here for Senior Tour information.

Next Museum Closure

  • 07/04/2017

    In observance of Indepedence Day

  • 09/04/2017

    In honor of Labor Day

  • 10/09/2017

    In observance of Columbus Day

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