See Nevada’s Finest Collection of Antique Fire Equipment and Artifacts


Admission is free, but we appreciate your kind donation.

Dates and Hours of Operation

Hours: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., daily
Season: May-October
November-December: Open on weekends, as weather and attendant availability permits
Off-Season: Closed for annual maintenance
Off-Season Tours: During the times the museum is closed, it may be possible to accommodate groups of 10-20 visitors for a guided tour. Please make your plans well in advance by calling: (775) 813-6911


125 South C Street
P.O. Box 466
Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone: (775) 847-0717

Museum Store

The Fire Museum gift shop offers a unique selection of fire-related gifts, souvenirs and books for the entire family at reasonable prices including “Jump her Lively, Boys! An Introduction to the Fire Department History of the Comstock Lode.” This is a 24-page illustrated excerpt from the 1984 “Red Shirts and Leather Helmets,” by former Virginia City Fire Chief Steve Frady.