Around the Museum

ARRL Field Day 2019

Amateur radio operators posing in front of an antique fire engine.

June 22-23, 2019 the BCFM hosted the Boston Amateur Radio Club in participation of ARRL Radio Field Day. Field Day is a national demonstration of Amateur Radio Stations operating under emergency conditions in the field. Stations are set up with portable antenna towers, transmitters, receivers, computers, power generators and everything needed by amateur radios operators to communicate around the world or across the country. 

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May 4, 2019 Open House


May 4th, 2019 the BCFM opened our doors for an open house while we continued maintenance work on our 1935 Ahrens Fox.

BCFM-MAFAA Picnic 2018


The BCFM hosted the Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Association on October 7th, 2018 for our annual cookout. 

Semi-Annual Barn Sale


Our October Barn Sale was a great success. Come back in June for new finds!