Welcome to The Fire Museum, the home of the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, located amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester, CT.
The Museum is housed in a 1901 wooden firehouse, originally built by the Manchester Volunteer Firemen with funds donated by the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers of fine silk fabrics.
A wide variety of Connecticut collectibles and eleven pieces of apparatus are on display throughout our historic building.
The 2021 and 2022 season features an exhibition by twenty-one members of the Connecticut Fire Photographers Association.
The show consists of 189 photographs representing all aspects of the firefighting profession.
Come and see it and vote for your favorites!