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Illinois Fire Museum

Building Number 7-Central Ave. & Main St., Springfield, IL 62702

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Explore the history of Illinois’ firefighters through the ages in this historic museum, including a horse-drawn, hand-pumped water wagon from 1857.

Temporarily Closed

Step back in time inside the Old Firehouse Building #7 on the grounds of the Illinois State Fair and see antique fire service memorabilia, art work, equipment, and sculptures. The museum is home to one of the nation's largest collections of firefighter patches.

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