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Il Museo Storico dei Vigili del Fuoco

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More interesting than I expected

A museum of fire engines isn’t normally my first choice but this was on our route (and free) so we... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland
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History of evolution

Great place to visit, see and learn about the past and autos that saved lots of lives. Worth it... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Largo Vigili del Fuoco 1, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 22771
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A museum of fire engines isn’t normally my first choice but this was on our route (and free) so we popped in. It’s actually really good! A history of fire engines in lovely restored vehicles (bikes, cars, engines and a helicopter) owned and kept by...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went here because Trip Adviser rated it the best museum in Mantua. Really? Warrants about half an hours interest. Mantua is still all about Renaissance Palaces!

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit, see and learn about the past and autos that saved lots of lives. Worth it !!! They have cars, bikes, trucks, boats and chopper.

Thank leobr75
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great collections of FD vehicles, ranging from the end of XIX century to modern days. Probably items could be better arranged, but this museum is totally free. Great for kids.

Thank mmthedwarf
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This museum offers a unique collection of firemen's equipments, furnitures and vehicles (including a helicopter, boats and...bicycles!). Strongly suggested if you are with children.

1  Thank GriGio91
Reviewed 27 November 2013

What a nice surprise! Almost an obligatory stop that has to be included in the visit of the city. Here you can learn about an important part of the history of the city. Honor and glory to all people who from more than a century...More

3  Thank Federicoangelo
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