North Charleston & American LaFrance Fire Museum & Educational Center

4975 Centre Pointe Dr.

North Charleston, SC 29418

(843) 740-5550

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Welcome to The Fire Museum!

Tours and exhibits allow our visitors a glimpse into the life of a firefighter and the changes and advancements that have occurred in fire fighting throughout time. The museum is filled with one of a kind fire vehicles and antique fire equipment, which date back to the mid 1700's.  Kids of all ages will love the interactive displays and hands on equipment. The North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum proves to be a remarkable experience and an unforgettable destination for the entire family, school group or other special guests.

Wondering What You Have or Where to Start?

Use the form below to submit research and reference requests to the North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center. Given the number of requests the Fire Museum receives, please understand that while your request is very important to us, immediate answers are not always a possible. In most cases, your request will be answered within one (1) to four (4) weeks, depending on the extent of the research needed. For information and research inquiries please follow the link below and complete our research request form. Completed forms may be faxed, mailed or emailed. Research Request Form

Blue Star Musuems is Back!!

May 26, 2014 - The Fire Museum again announces the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and family members* beginning Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014.

The museum understands the sacrifices members of the military and their families make on a daily basis and as a small token of our appreciation we are proud to participate in this wonderful program for the fourth straight year. This year, more than 2,000 (and counting) museums in all 50 states.

*Does not apply to group tours or special events. Must present valid ID upon check-in.

For more details on Blue Star Museums please visit the

For more information specific to the Fire Museum's participation please follow link.