Helping preserve the rich history of Houston’s Fire Service

The Houston Fire Museum, a non-profit organization established in 1980, preserves the heritage of firefighting services in Houston and encourages civic engagement by sharing stories of the people and events that have shaped our communities.  Housed in the 1899 Fire Station Number 7, our museum provides educational resources and activities, programs and public events, and changing exhibits that explore the history Houston’s fire service.  The Houston Fire Museum connects the past with issues that affect our communities today to educate the public about the importance of fire and life safety.  Click here to: Donate to the Fire Museum of Houston

 

The Houston Fire Museum will be closed Thursday the 24th through Monday the 28th in observance of Thanksgiving. From all of us at the Museum we wish you and your family a safe holiday weekend!

The Douglas County Historical Society, a non-profit organization established in 1933, preserves the heritage of Douglas County and encourages civic engagement by sharing stories of the people and events that have shaped our communities. Since 1975, the Society has operated the Watkins Museum of History. The Watkins Museum, housed in the 1888 Watkins Land Mortgage and National Bank Building, provides educational resources and activities, programs and public events, and changing exhibits that explore the heritage of Douglas County and connect the past with issues that affect our communities today. – See more at: http://www.watkinsmuseum.org/#sthash.zXGlwhvB.dpuf