Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum
2716 NE 50th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Operated by the Oklahoma State Firefighters Association, a more than 100 year-old organization, the Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum opened in 1969 and is financed by dues from the over 8,000 Association members. With an aim of historical preservation, the museum houses antique fire equipment dating back the mid-1700's as well as the first fire station ever built in Oklahoma, back before statehood in 1869.
The museum also includes a variety of other exhibits such as a fire department patch collection, the mural "The Last Alarm" and several artifacts from the Ben Franklin Collection representing the oldest fire department in the United States.
Location & Directions:
The Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum is located at 2716 NE 50th Street in what as known as the Adventure District
of Oklahoma City. It is just off of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, south of I-44 and west of I-35.
Admission & Hours of Operation:
The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Sunday's from 1:00 pm to 4:30 p.m. It is closed on all major holidays and occasionally for special events. Admission prices are as follows:
- Adults - $5
- Seniors (55 and above) - $4
- Children (6-12) - $2
- Children (Under 6) - Free
Oklahoma Firefighters and their families are admitted free, and discounts are offered to out-of-state firefighters, military members and groups of 10 or more.
In addition to the unique exhibits noted above such as the first fire station ever built in Oklahoma, fire department patch collection, the mural "The Last Alarm" and several artifacts from the Ben Franklin Collection, the Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum includes an audio tour of approximately 35 minutes, a children's play area and much more.
To sponsor the museum, consider joining the 100 club. Bronze level is $100/year, Silver is $500/year, and Gold is $1,000/year. Each level comes your name being engraved on a brass plate in the entry foyer as well as a pin and certificate.
Special Tours & Functions:
To book a special tour or other function, call (405) 424-3440 for details and rates.