National Emergency Services Museum - Sheffield

National Emergency Services Museum - Sheffield
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Looking for: Heritage, Museums / Galleries
Address: Old Fire Station
West Bar
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode: S3 8PT
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Indoors
Telephone: 0114 2491 999
Website: Click Here

Attraction Information:
National Emergency Services Museum is the worlds larges joint 999 museum showing an insight into all of our Emergency Services through hands-on learning with history.

With 30+ vehicles on site, 3 floors of exhibits to explore, discover and learn including real Victorian Police Cells (including smells!) there really is something for everyone.

The Museum has a classroom set aside specifically for schools and other interested groups that may wish to use the museums study facilities.

The museum staff will be on hand to provide guidance on all aspects of fire safety, history and their application to the National Curriculum.

The classroom itself can accommodate up to 30 children plus about 8 adults. There are slide and video facilities together with a range of books, artifacts and study material.

One wall of the school room is decorated with a mural over 20ft long and 12ft high depicting fire-fighters through the ages.

The Museum is able to provide Fire safety/History lectures suitable for all ages and learning levels. There have been over 13,000 children and young people using the facilities provided by the Museum Staff over the last 6 years.

Admission:

Adults: £2.50
Children: £1.50
Family: £6.50
Children under 3, free.

National Emergency Services Museum CIO is the charity behind this museum. The charity was formed by Firefighters from South Yorkshire in 1984.

The Aim of the Charity is to save and display the history of our Emergency Services as well as teach safety through hands-on learning.