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The Boston Fire Museum, housed in the historic Congress Street Fire Station, displays antique fire alarms, fire-fighting equipment, tools and photographs on the history of the Boston Fire Department.
The Boston Fire Museum, housed in the historic Congress Street Fire Station, displays antique fire alarms, fire-fighting equipment, tools and photographs on the history of the Boston Fire Department. The Romanesque building is noted for its architecture and engineering, as there are no columns on the main apparatus floor to support the 2nd floor, which is held up from above with a wooden truss-type roof and a series of steel columns extending downward.
344 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, United States
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