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Kent Firefighting Museum

Woodland Garden Centre Ltd Ash Lane | Ash Lane, Ash TN15 7EG, England
+44 1474 852788
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Great for an hour

This place was great! It’s very small but free. There were some lovely volunteers there who gave... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Isobel m
via mobile
the grandkids loved it

we actually went to Twig and Spoon to eat but left via the museum and the grandsons loved getting... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
DianeCLondon
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The Aim of the Kent Firefighting Museum Charitable Trust is: "To advance education for the public benefit in the subject of firefighting in Kent, its history and heritage by the establishment and maintenance of a museum and learning resources"
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Woodland Garden Centre Ltd Ash Lane | Ash Lane, Ash TN15 7EG, England
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+44 1474 852788
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This place was great! It’s very small but free. There were some lovely volunteers there who gave our toddler some colouring sheets and showed us the different fire bells. But really it’s worth it just for climbing on a real life fire engine - what...More

Thank Isobel m
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

we actually went to Twig and Spoon to eat but left via the museum and the grandsons loved getting in the fire engines and putting on helmets etc

Thank DianeCLondon
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

It is in the grounds of the Woodlands Garden Centre. A very interesting place to visit, not just static displays (there is a lot of firefighting history and epuipment on show) there are 2 older Fire Engines the children can explore. The volunteer guide was...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Happened upon this during our visit to the garden centre. What a thoroughly great little place. Free to visit and quite educational

Thank Mandy T
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our children climbed in the fire engine, (all teenagers!!) and looked around the museum. The guide who was there who had travelled some way to take his turn was absolutely charming, informative and gentle with the young people, we were really captivated by the amount...More

Thank JHollie
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Lots of stuff to see they let you get into a real fire engine and the volunteers are really chatty and can help with any information. We really enjoyed looking around.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in because of garden centre but not disappointed, good displays and a fire engine to climb over, also an ex Kent firefighter on hand to have a chat with, worth a visit.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

As others have said this is a free museum at the back of a garden centre. Its fairly small, but there's plenty to see and do. There's a Dennis fire engine that the kids can get in and play around with plus a couple of...More

Thank Jonathan N
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with 2 year old twins and a 6 year old after hearing about it on social media. This place is amazing and though we were not there long we were really pleased that we went. The boys got to go in a real...More

Thank Peta P
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Took my grandson to see this little museum and he thoroughly enjoyed it. It's not very big but extremely interesting. The retired fireman running it was very friendly and certainly knew a lot about the Kent Fire Service. There's an old Dennis Fire Engine outside...More

Thank Alan S
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