Under current Level Blue Covid restrictions, the Denver Firefighters Museum is accepting group tours of up to 10 individuals. Groups of up to 30 will be accepted during one time period and should be broken down into 10 person groups before arrival to allow for six-foot distancing between groups. Each group will be assigned to a different part of the museum. The groups will then rotate through the museum using a set pattern to maintain the six-foot distance. All members in the group will be required to wear masks while in the museum regardless of vaccination status.
Groups of ten or more visiting the museum as a group are offered discounts on tour admissions with advance reservations.
Tour Adults $7.00
Tour Seniors $6.00
Tour Children 2 to 12 years of age $5.00
Special Education Groups $5.00 per person including caregivers
One free teacher per ten children for school groups
A wonderful way to introduce your group to fire safety in a fun and engaging way is a trip to the Denver Firefighters Museum. Here the children and adults alike receive a glimpse into the lives of the region’s early firefighters and participate with many hands-on activities and activity stations focusing on fire safety.
To book your field trip email the Education and Outreach Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The self-guided tour of the museum includes:
A. To understand the social, cultural and industrial transformation of Denver from a small settlement to a large city and Colorado’s capital. Fire Station Number One along with other Denver fire stations were central to the human and built environment history of Denver and the surrounding region.
B. To understand the evolution of firefighting in the City of Denver from its inception to the present.
C. To relate the basic characteristics of social diversity within the Denver Fire Department and the community it serves.
D. The operation of a firehouse focusing on the differences between the past and present.
E. To learn about the range of tasks firefighters perform on a day to day basis including the use of various tools and the culture of firefighters.
F. To develop critical thinking skills such as identifying objects, analyzing facts, retrieving information, and comparing the past to the present.
9-1-1 How it's Done!
One Little Firefighter
A Visit to the Firehouse
Red Dot, Blue Dot What's hot, what's not?
Safe for Play, Keep Away
Alphabet Magnet Board
Act it Out!
Field Trips come with an pre-visit guide filled with the history of the Denver Fire Department, fire department occupations and vocabulary building words, plus:
Hands-on activity stations for school groups
9-1-1 How it's Done!
Dress Like a Firefighter & Firefighters are our Friends
Plan for a Safe Escape
Tools of the Trade
We hope you will have a wonderful visit to the Denver Firefighters Museum!