The Fire Museum of Memphis has launched a fundraising campaign that includes a new commemorative brick program. The Fire Museum has begun selling engraved bricks that will be placed in the courtyard of the museum. The bricks can recognize an active or former firefighter, or they can be purchased as a memorial or honorarium. Bricks can also be purchased as a show of support for the Fire Museum or the Memphis Fire Department. For information about purchasing a brick, please go to https://fmm.engravedbricks.com/. (Note: there is no www before this web address.)  If you would like to contribute to the fundraising campaign or order a brick over the phone, please call 901-636-5650.

  • Please join us on December 13, 2014, from 8am-12pm, as Santa will make his 3rd annual appearance at the Fire Museum of Memphis aboard a Memphis Fire Department fire truck!  Admission is $10.00 for adults and $7.00 for children.  Memphis Fire Department Red Door Members and their immediate families are FREE in appreciation for their continued financial support.  Breakfast will be served from 8am to 9am and 10am-11am.   Reservations required for either the 8am or 10 am slots.  Professional photos with Santa by Roger Cotton, http://rogercotton.com/   Please make your reservations early by calling the FMOM at (901)636-5650. You better watch out, Santa Claus is coming to town and the museum has some surprises waiting for you!!!

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  • The Fire Museum of Memphis named a star, "Memphis Firefighters," located in the Constellation of Perseus, meaning Hero, and made the presentation at Sunday's Memorial Service, honoring our 53 fellow Memphis Firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty. Although a symbolic gesture, the star honors Memphis Firefighters both past and present. The star, “Memphis Firefighters," is registered in the International Star Registry and can be seen telescopically in the Northern Hemisphere at latitudes between plus 90 degrees and minus 35 degrees.  Somewhere out there, beneath the pale moonlight, someone's thinking of you, and loving you tonight!" 

     

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  • The Fire Museum of Memphis, “the Premiere Fire Museum,” is excited to announce a new $350,000.00 exhibit to the Fire Museum of Memphis, “Honoring Our Heroes.”

    Donated to the FMOM by native Tennessean, Darrell Lynn and his wife, Kimberly, the exhibit opened in Central Park in New York, City, on the 10th Anniversary of 9-11.  “Honoring Our Heroes” is scheduled for grand opening September 11, 2014, immediately following the Memphis Fire Department’s Memorial Service at the FMOM beginning at 8:45 AM. 

    The Fire Museum of Memphis received a $50,000.00 award from the Assisi Foundation of Memphis for the purpose of establishing a home for “Honoring Our Heroes.  The 14 foot high by 9 foot long exhibit depicts the faces of nearly 403 First Responders who gave their lives at the World Trade Center on 9-11, painted on 4 inch tiles in the shape of an American Flag.  Design 500, an award winning museum planning and design firm, created the area in the museum surrounding the exhibit, which also honors the 67 members of Tennessee Task Force One who deployed to the Pentagon in the aftermath of 9-11.

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