The Fire Hall Museum is now OPEN after extensive renovations. 

Explore the Cambridge Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre today and learn about the history of fire service in the City of Cambridge and its surrounding areas. The Centre includes:

  • The Fire Hall Museum gift shop
  • Antique fire trucks
  • Historical firefighting equipment
  • Doug Johnston fire library
  • Education programs

Hours of Operation:
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Learn about other public education opportunities led by the Cambridge Fire Department.


Admission to the Centre is free. Visitors are welcome to donate to the museum or bring a donation of a nonperishable food item for Cambridge Fire Fighters Basket Fund, which provides Christmas hampers for local families in need with the help of community partners.

Educational Programs

The museum offers a variety of educational programming. The education centre is used by students of all ages to learn about fire, water, electrical safety and more. To arrange a class visit or for rental information, email us at or call (519) 623-1340 Ext 4600.

Room rental

The Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre has a room available to rent for meetings and presentations. It has a capacity of 50 people. Please note that the building is not accessible.

The basic rental rate is $30 per hour or $100 per day. We offer a 25 per cent discount for members of the Centre, members of the Cambridge Fire Department and donors.

We require a $30 deposit at the time of your rental booking. If you complete the clean-up after your event, we refund your deposit. If you prefer the Centre's staff complete the clean-up, we won't refund your deposit.

The Museum's Insurance Policy does not cover tours, special events or meetings. You need to provide your own certificate of insurance for your event.

Rental times are non-transferable and the renter is not permitted to sublet their facility time.