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Senior Tours

SENIOR TOUR INFORMATION

Group Admission Prices:  Adults – $5, Seniors (65 & older) – $4.

Payment Policy: The Denver Firefighters Museum requires a $20.00 deposit to secure the date and time of group tours. The balance is due upon arrival at the museum. The Museum accepts cash, checks and Visa, MC, or Discover cards.            

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel a tour, please call the Denver Firefighters Museum at 303-892-1436 at least 24 hours prior to your tour to reschedule.  We understand that special circumstances arise and our staff will make every effort to accommodate schedule issues.

Arrival/Tardiness Policy:  If you will be late, please call the Museum and let us know your expected new arrival time so that we can make every effort to accommodate you.  If your group is later than 30 minutes from scheduled arrival time, the staff at the Museum may use their discretion to adjust your planned activities.

Weather:  If it is an inclement weather day, the staff will call and verify the tour either the day before or the morning of your visit.

Parking Access: The Denver Firefighters Museum has a free parking space for buses only. The space is located at the corner of 14th Street and Tremont on the right hand side as soon as you turn the corner.  DO NOT UNLOAD PERSONS ONTO THE STREET IN FRONT OF THE MUSEUM. Please use cross walks and sidewalks.  All other parking must be paid. Metered street parking is $1.00 per hour. Pay parking lots near the Museum vary between $5-$12 in their hourly and daily rates.

 

CONDITIONS AND EXPECTATIONS

Special Needs:  If anyone in your group has special needs (such as requiring wheelchair access), please inform the staff in advance so we can accommodate such needs.  In addition, if anyone in your group has allergies or special medical conditions, please let the staff know in advance and provide the pertinent information regarding emergency contacts.

Food: NO FOOD, DRINKS OR GUM in the Museum please. We suggest the chaperone or responsible party plan the tour schedule with consideration to timing of meals.  If arriving at the Museum by bus, please leave all food and beverages on the bus.

Museum Manners: Please practice proper etiquette while visiting any museum or historical site. NOTE:  While the Denver Firefighters Museum has a “hands-on” philosophy, please encourage asking before touching.  Some artifacts can be passed around while others need special care and can not be touched.

 

YOUR MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

GUIDED TOUR AND YOU BET YOUR LIFE: THE SECRET WORD IS SAFETY!

50 min guided tour, 20 min fire safety presentation.

*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.

 

Questions about Senior Tours or to schedule your tour can be made by calling the front desk at (303) 892-1436 or email us at info@denverfirefightersmusum.org

 

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