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About The Lothian and Borders Fire Brigade

The Museum of Fire tells the history of the oldest municipal fire brigade in the United Kingdom, formed in 1824. Housed in the historic Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters building at Lauriston, it shows the development of firefighting in an exciting and educational way. On display is a range of engines including manual, horse drawn, steam and motorised pumps dating from 1806, along with many other fire related items from as far back as 1426. The history of the first municipal fire brigade in Europe and fire fighting in Edinburgh between 1824 and the 1940s. Created through the display of fire engines, equipment and uniforms. *Image is not necessarily one of the museum.

Opening Times

The Museum is Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 16:00. All visits to the Museum are by guided tour and you must contact us first to arrange your visit.

Contacting the Museum

Please do not contact jonniejumble directly about the Lothian and Borders Fire Brigade as they will not be able to reply to your mail.

Use the website address or contact numbers below. Thank you.

Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, 76-78 Lauriston Place, EH3 9DE

0800 169 0320

Webite Address : www.lothian.fire-uk.org