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You will find information about the West Valley side of the Phoenix Metro area. "Snappy" will also feature attractions and places throughout Arizona.

Arizona is more than the Grand Canyon state, it is a place to embrace and call home. From our famous palm trees to our beautiful pine trees, Arizona's landscape is brimming with nature's grandeur and diversity. Our majestic mountains invite you to climb, our valleys coax you to explore and our plains whisper stories of civilizations past. Saddle up to history-rich towns, breathtaking views and world-class fashion and food.

Monday, March 14, 2011

The Hall of Flame Fire Museum and the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes, Phoenix, Arizona

Most children delight at the sight of a fire truck or the thought of being a fireman so this is a perfect place to spend an afternoon with the children.

One of the world's largest firefighting museum, the Hall of Flame Fire Museum and the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes, located in Phoenix, Arizona, has almost an acre of fire history exhibits, with over 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus on display, dating from 1725 to 1969. Most of the exhibits are American, but we also have pieces from England, France, Austria, Germany, and Japan.

The Hall of Flame sponsors the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes, which honors firefighters who have died in the line of duty or who have been decorated for heroism. The Hall also includes a gallery dedicated to the history of wildland firefighting in the United States.

The Hall of Flame is sponsored by the National Historical Fire Foundation, which was established in 1961 by George F. Getz, Jr. The museum is lacated at 6101 East Van Buren St. Phoenix, AZ . Hours and General Admission: Monday: Saturday, 9am – 5pm  Sunday: 12pm – 4pm  Adults: $6.00 Seniors (62+): $5.00  Students (6 -17): $4.00   Children (3 – 5): $1.50  Children under 3: Free

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