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The Museum of Fire

Step inside the Museum of Fire and you will find yourself immersed in the intriguing world of fire and firefighting.



7 days a week

Closed Good Friday

ANZAC Day open from 1pm

Closed Christmas Day



1 Museum Drive

Penrith NSW 2750


(02) 4731 6468

0459 893 925

Fire engine rides run every Tuesday and Friday* $3.50 each

*Subject to driver availability. Give us a call on (02) 4731 6468 to confirm

Next scheduled fire engine rides

10am - 2pm Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd April

What's On

  • Junior Caretaker's Day
    Junior Caretaker's Day
    Mon, 22 Apr
    22 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    22 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    To celebrate Earth Day the Museum of Fire is offering a FREE environmental drop-in session for children!
  • Fire and Rescue NSW Open Day
    Fire and Rescue NSW Open Day
    Sat, 11 May
    11 May 2024, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    11 May 2024, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    PAW Patrol will join the celebrations at Fire and Rescue NSW’s Open Day at the Museum of Fire!
  • Sensory friendly session
    Sensory friendly session
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 18 Apr
    18 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    18 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Visit the Museum on Thursday between 1pm - 4:30pm for a Sensory Friendly Session! No booking required.


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From fire safety displays to fire engines and kid's interactive areas the Museum of Fire has something for all ages! Open 9:30am - 4:30pm daily, plan your visit and discover the fiery exhibitions and displays.

Getting here

Getting here by car

From the M4 Motorway, take the Mulgoa Road exit towards Penrith. Follow Tourist Drive #14 north along Mulgoa Road and Castlereagh Road. The Museum entrance is located 1 km north of the Panthers Entertainment Centre on the right-hand side of the road after the railway underpass bridge. The entrance can easily be identified by a 1942 Dennis fire engine that is raised 4 metres off the ground.


Become a Museum of Fire Volunteer!

Our volunteers are an integral part of the Museum’s team. Working both directly with our stakeholders and behind the scenes, our passionate and skilled volunteers help contribute to the story of firefighting history in Australia.

Our collection

Do you have any burning questions about the history of firefighting in Australia? Do you want some help doing some family research? We are here to help! Visit the links below to find out about the history of firefighting in Australia or contact us through our Request for research page if you want a deeper history.


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