OCTOBER 4: MUSEUM CLOSED=FIRE FEST 2014!!

On Saturday, October 24, 2014, the Fire Museum of Houston will be closed in order for the museum to be at this year’s Fire Fest. Houston Fire Fest is a “Free” Annual Public Event. The purpose of this event is to help raise awareness among Children & Parents on Fire and Life Safety. Houston Fire Fest focuses on the fire service and fire safety. There will be numerous fire demonstrations throughout the day that you don’t want to miss.    

OCTOBER 19: SUNDAY FUNDAY

Join the Fire Museum of Houston for a fun day of games, activities, a live and silent auction, music, food and drinks. On Sunday, October 19, the museum will be hosting its first annual Sunday Funday at the Redneck Country Club from 11am to 7pm. Join us and support the museum’s burgeoning outreach and educational programming. To grab a ticket, support the museum or to find out more information just click on this post. Click here to: Purchase Tickets Click here to: Donate to the Fire Museum of Houston

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. The Houston Fire Museum, housed in the 1899 Fire Station Number 7, provides educational resources and activities, programs and public events, and changing exhibits that explore the history and heritage of Houston’s fire service, connect the past with issues that affect our communities today and educate the public about the importance of fire and life safety.

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