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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 boasts 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 current members of Fire Rescue Victoria, the MFB, Country Fire Authority (CFA), Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) and many more other fire-related agencies.

For the most up to date news on coming displays, events and other places you
might see the Museum's team and vehicles please check our Facebook Page

Friday 30th June change to open hours
The Museum will be closed tilll 1pm on Friday the 30/06 for a Private event.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Fire Services Museum of Victoria is saddened to hear of the passing of our good friend
and long serving Committee Member, Geoff Annal following a long illness.
Geoff, may you rest in peace.

FSMV turned 50 !!
Last year the Fire Services Museum turned 50 !!
The Museum produced a 50th Anniversary Coin and Pin to recognise the event.
The Pin and Coin are available in our online store
Check out the story on our News Page

New Memorabilia item available - Replica pin of Heritage cap badge !
The FSMV has produced a pin that is a replica of the original MFB hat badge.
The Pin is 3cm by 3cm and the price is $12 plus postage of $11 for any number of pins.
We have photo's of the Original hat badge the replica pin on our sales page.

New "Firie Family Article
Sally Johnson has provided us with some recollections of growing up around the MFB Band
including some old Band programmes and articles.
“The Music Man” Click on the link to read this wonderful contribution from Sally

Webpage updates !

We have converted our webpage to use https instead of http, so you will now see the litte padlock when you connect to us. Please let us know if you find any issues when looking around our site via our Contact Page

We have also published "Born Under the Bells" by Trish Dwight which she wrote during the Melbourne COVID lockdown last year. Why not have a read here and maybe send us in your own recollections which we can publish for you via our webpage and social media

Email address changes
Please note the Fire Services Museum is migrating from fsmvic@tpg.com.au to enquiries@fsmv.net.au as our primary email address !

Kids colouring Page and a puzzles page
We are adding things to our kids colouring page
These are downloadable pdf's you can print. If you have drawings for us to add
please email them to us at enquiries@fsmv.net.au so we can add them.
Then we can make them into pdf's to share.

We have also added a puzzles page which has some jigsaws
and will soon have some crosswords as well

Last Update: Friday 23rd Jun 2023