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Southland Fire Service Museum Society Inc

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Southlands only FIRE MUSEUM is situated on the corner of Jed and Spey streets Invercargill , across the road from the Invercargill Fire Station.The museum holds the fire museums vast collection. The museum has 5 fire engines dating from 1940 onwards and individual members have a further three. These include the following fire engines: 1940 Ford ex Invercargill,1954 Dennis ex Invercargill ex Dunedin, 1957 Commer ex Invercargill and a 1981 Mack Turtable Ladder retired from service in Invercargill August 2005.

The Society also has equipment and memorabilia from firefighting services in Invercargill and Southland Urban and Rural , along with momentos from the now demolished 1924 Invercargill Fire Station.We are Visual and Hands on , with viewing by way of DVD's and plasma screen.

Collection Type
History, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address icon215 Spey St , Invercargill Southland New Zealand .
Telephone number icon03 214 0291
Email address iconivcfiremuseum@woosh.co.nz
Staff iconGraeme Butler, Curator; 027 637 7724 Les Costigan, President; 027 254 6464


Visitor Information
Physical address iconCnr Jed & 215 Spey Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconOPEN Tuesdays , Thursdays , Sundays . 11.00am - 4.00pm . 24 hour viewing via the large full glass frontage . or by phoning the number below outside open hours.
Charges iconOPEN Tuesdays , Thursdays , Sundays . 11.00am - 4.00pm gold coin or anyother donation


Facilities
Wheelchair accessShopGuided TourMembership ClubToilets
SOUTHLANDS only FIRE MUSEUM is Situated on the Corner of Jed and Spey Streets Invercargill . We are Visual and Hands on , with viewing by way of DVD's and plasma screen. Has appliances and collectables stored in new building for viewing.



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