NEBRASKA FIREFIGHTERS MUSEUM & EDUCATION CENTER
Our mission is to preserve Nebraska’s firefighting heritage, to foster public understanding of the impact and benefit of firefighting in regard to saving lives and possessions, to educate individuals about fire prevention and fire safety, and to memorialize Nebraska firefighters.
3rd Annual R-Hero Camp
Better than ever our R-Hero camp July 17 is from 9-4:00 p.m. We are accepting 30 kids for a day filled with hands on learning. The camp is for children ages 8-12, to com and explore the world of firefighters, EMT’s, law enforcement and weather analysts. Students will learn CPR/first aid, fire safety, what a K-9 unit does, and what to do in weather situations. By the end of the day your child will have learned how to be a real hero while being safe in the process. All students will receive a t-shirt along with lunch and a snack. Register under our events section or go to: http://www.eventbee.com/event?eid=124246265
2nd Annual NEFFM Firefighters Trot
BREAKING NEWS!! Dustin Johnson, Ambulance Chief for Wilcox Volunteer Fire Department, will be running the Firefighter’s Trot in FULL GEAR PLUS SCBA. That is over 59 pounds of gear!!! Dustin is a 10 year veteran for the Fire Department and has been on EMT for 5 years. Dustin started running about 6 years ago and tries to compete in 15 runs a year with some being half and full marathons. Do you think you could do it? If your a firefighter yourself, dare to wear your gear at this event?
Come cheer Dustin on or even participate in the event yourself!
Grab your friends, family and coworkers and join us on April 23rd at 9 am for the second annual Firefighter’s Trot in support of the Nebraska Firefighters Museum. The route is a nice easy, relaxing route around the Nebraska Firefighters Museum grounds, the lake and the Archway. You can even stop and take your picture with firemen, Smokey and Sparky the Dog. Bystanders, friends and family members are even encouraged to attend to cheer on the participants.
After the run enjoy some nice refreshments and the museum free of charge. All ages welcomed and everyone is encouraged to support their local fire department by wearing their name and/or colors! If this is your first year to join us… welcome! We make the course fun and relaxing. If you are joining us again, thank you for your support…we hope to make this just as much fun as last year.
This is the second annual Nebraska Firefighters Museum Firefighter’s Trot. It is a fundraiser for the Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center located in Kearney, NE. Our mission is to preserve Nebraska’s firefighting heritage, to foster public understanding of the impact and benefit of firefighting in regard to saving lives and possessions, to educate individuals about fire prevention and fire safety, and to memorialize Nebraska firefighters. We couldn’t do this mission without supporters like you… Thank you!
Cost: $15 for anyone over 10 years old
$10 for ages 5 to 10 years old
Stroller Riders: Free
Information on the Firefighters Trot and Registration can be found by clicking below:
The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center is proud to be a benefactor for the Kearney’s Dancing with the Stars put on by the Rotary. All proceeds from this incredible night will help benefit not only the museum but four other local non-profits. Tickets can be purchased by click Here!
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday 1o:oo AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Adults (18+) : $6 Seniors (65+) : $4
Youth (6-17) : $3 Kids 5 and Under : FREE!
We do accept all major credit cards, cash and checks
Group tour rates available – call us at (308) 338-FIRE(3473) for more information!
NEBRASKA FIREFIGHTERS & EMS MEMORIAL
Open Sunrise to Sunset DAILY.
No admission fee.
Thank You to the following Fire and Rescue Departments and Auxiliaries for being a member to the museum:
When: July 17, 9:00-4:00 p.m.
What: R-Hero Camp is a camp for kids ages 8-12, to explore the world of firefighters, EMT’s, law enforcement and weather analysts. These real heroes will be teaching hands-on classes, showing the students CPR/first aid, fire safety, what a K-9 does and what to do in weather situations. By the end of the day your child will have learned how to earn their “spots” while being safe in the process. All students will receive a t-shirt with lunch and a snack also provided.
We will only be accepting 30 kids, so hurry and register