Local Firefighting Museums and Buff Clubs

Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Association


 The Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Association Inc. was founded as a local group in early 1977, a local chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motorized Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA) located in Syracuse, New York. 

Box 52 Association


The Box 52 Association organized to promote fire prevention and extinguishment in metropolitan Boston

Boston Sparks


 The Boston Sparks Association, Inc. (BSA) is a fire buff club founded on January 11, 1938 in an old loft building in Bowdoin Square, downtown Boston. The membership of the BSA is made up of people from many walks of life who share a common interest in the fire service. 

Brockton Fire Museum


 Opened in May of 1992, the Brockton Fire Museum was constructed for the purpose of preserving the proud history of fire fighting in the Brockton area. The artfully designed building, with wide pumpkin pine floors and subdued lighting, effectively conveys the atmosphere of a classic Brockton fire station during Victorian times. Literally thousands of fascinating fire fighting artifacts are preserved within the 2000 square-foot structure.  

Haverhill Fire Museum


Come experience the evolution of New England firefighting history at the Haverhill Firefighting Museum! Home to one of the largest collections of firefighting history in New England 

Oxford Fire Museum


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Backroads of the South Shore


Backroads of the South Shore is a collaboration of 17 historical organizations operating 25 important historic sites in 10 towns along the South Shore of Massachusetts. The group is dedicated to creating an awareness of the area’s historic gems and celebrating the heritage and spirit of the region. 

Hingham Historical Society

The Ship yard

 Hingham has always been proud of its history and heritage. This is easy to see from the careful preservation of the many antique homes and buildings that line the streets of its historic districts. The Hingham Historical Society holds many Hingham artifacts in their collection.