start a fire museum
So - ya wanna start a fire
A Helpful How-To
I have often said, "Someday I need to write
a book on how to start a fire museum." About once a
month I get an e-mail or phone call asking for
advice on how to start a fire museum.
These inquirys are generally followed up with me
asking what stage of the process they are in - be
it organizational development, fundraising,
collections work, or setting up the exhibits and
making it run on a day-to-day basis. I then send
off an envelope with helpful information - copies
of handouts that have been presented at the various
Fire Museum Seminars or that I have developed based
on my own personal experiences. I have tried to
simplify this process, (and my life) by posting all
this information here instead of copying and
In addition to this how-to section, you
should see the pages with of firefighting
This information section is by no means complete.
Below you will see a few sections with no links,
I'll be working on developing and expanding this
area as my time permits. Hopefully (when we get
enough information about each section) I would like
the Fire Museum Network to offer these "how-to"
pages printed out and placed in a notebook
binder.... but in the meantime you'll have to do
the printing yourself.
Remember - starting and operating a fire museum is
HARD WORK - Good Luck!
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want to go to first?