Upcoming Events

We will be having a 9/11 memorial at the museum on Saturday, September 12, 11:00 AM. More details to come.
Other events coming are the Muster, Sept. 19, 10-4; Jazz with Jamey Aebersold Oct. 22, 6:00-7:30; Chili, Brats & Brew Nov. 7, 11-4; Air Force Wind Ensemble Nov. 12, 6-9.

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On Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 11:00 to 4:00 the Fire Museum will host its second annual “Chili, Brats and Brew”: fundraiser. There will be live music and brew will be available from The New Albanian Brewery. You can support the Vintage Fire Museum and Safety Education Center mission and learn how your club or company can rent the building for events. Finally, parking is always free!

Summer Hours End August 30th

The Vintage Fire Museum’s summer hours are Tuesday through Friday 11-4, Saturday 10-5, and Sunday 1-4. The Museum may be rented for birthday parties and special events. Contact us at 812-282-4705 or vfmuseum@gmail.com.

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Vintage Fire Museum Partners with Safety Net

The Vintage Fire Museum has partnered with Safety NET to provide American Heart Association(AHA) First Aid/CPR/AED classes to be held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Vintage Fire Museum. Classes begin at 5:30pm and include admission to the Museum. Registration is required.

For more information or to register please visit www.cprsafetynet.com



News Release

Looking for a great place for a birthday party or a reception?

The Vintage Fire Museum is now open for hosting such events.  You can have a great event in an unusual, spectacular setting.  Special tours and other features can be arranged.  Call 812-282-4705 for more information or to make a reservation. See VFM Rental Policy


Jeffersonville Mainstreet Offers Summer Activities

jeffmainstreetThe Vintage Fire Museum is participating in several events hosted by the Jeffersonville Mainstreet organization. Please see the link for more events in the area.

New Attraction in the Louisville/Southern Indiana Area

A new attraction, the Vintage Fire Museum and Safety Education Center, has opened in downtown Jeffersonville, Indiana.

  • This museum is nationally known; it features beautiful restored fire engines (hand pumpers, chemical engines, horse-drawn steamers, early motorized engines) and other equipment dating back to 1756!
  • The exhibits are of interest to all ages – from the elderly down to small children -, for men and women, and for people from all walks of life.  Gift store is available.
  • There are no steps and everything including restrooms is handicapped accessible.  Groups of up to sixty can be accommodated.
  • Group discounts are available.  Regular price for adults is $6 with a $1.00 discount for seniors 60 years old and over and for firefighters; with groups of twenty or more the price is $4.  Regular price for children 3 to 15 is $2; with groups of twenty or more the price is $1.50.  Children under 3 as well as drivers and escorts are free.  Single payment for entire group is preferred.
  • There is parking for buses; direct door access.  Rest area for drivers.
  • The museum is conveniently located near I-65 and just across the river from downtown Louisville.
  • We are close both to Schimpff’s Confectionary/Museum and to Derby Dinner Playhouse.
  • Visits normally take 30 minutes to an hour.  Docents are happy to provide guided tours.
  • The museum will accommodate groups by appointment at any time given advance notice.  Regular winter hours are Friday 12-4 and Saturday 10-5; these will be expanded in the spring.
  • Restaurants are close to the museum.  In addition, box meals can be provided given notice of over 24 hours; they can be eaten on the premises
  • More information is on the website:  vintagefiremuseum.org.
  • Contact Curtis or Pamela Peters, board chair and docent supervisor, at 812-282-4705 or 502-599-2522.


We are in the midst of major fundraising towards our campaign goal of 1.7 million. Grant proposals are being written and individuals, families, and businesses are being invited to make five year pledges. You can make a donation at this website or a pledge by contacting Curtis Peters at (502) 599-2522.