Welcome to The Fire Museum, for 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. The collection is on display on all three floors of our historic building, which includes a large gallery on the second floor.
2016 Connecticut Room Exhibit
Juried exhibit of photographs by members of the Connecticut Fire Photographers Association. Over 100 photographs by 12 outstanding photographers.
Closed for Winter.
Reopening April 8, 2017