Fire Services Museum of Victoria

Fire Services Museum of Victoria

Address: 39 Gisborne St, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002

Phone: 03 9662 2907  |  Mobile: 0418 129 252  


The Fire Services Museum of Victoria is an organisation dedicated to the preservation and showcasing of fire-fighting memorabilia from Victoria, Australia and overseas.

It bolsters one of the largest collections of fire-fighting memorabilia in Australia, with it being located in one of its prized exhibits; the original headquarters of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) on the corner of Gisborne St and Victoria Parade, East Melbourne.

Today the museum is run completely by volunteers each with a unique background with the fire services. Some being former and members of the MFB, Country Fire Authority (CFA), Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) and many more other fire-related agencies.

They are always looking to expand their volunteer bases too. So if you have a passion for fire-fighting or a fire service enthusiast, why not pop into the museum and talk to the members and see what its all about to be a volunteer with the Fire Services Museum of Victoria.

Content: Fire Services Museum of Victoria

Cancellation and booking policy

Out of hours bookings are availble. No despoit is required for bookings and there is no cancellation fee.

Local directions

Access to the Museum via Yarra Trams Services Routes Numbers: 24, 30, 31, 42, 109, 112 and the City Circle service to Nicholson Street and Albert Street then a five minute walk. Train to Parliament Station then a five minute walk.


  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • First aid equipment
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Photographic service
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

Opening hours

Group Tours can be arranged through the museum booking officer outside of these times; however they require at least two weeks notice beforehand to ensure they have members provided.

Thursday and Friday
9:00am -3:00pm

10:00am -4:00pm


  • Museums Australia
  • National Trust

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