The Haverhill Firefighting Museum has always been a hit with adults but when families came, children were often done long before the adults. Who could blame them - in a museum you’re not supposed to touch! Museum Mascot Dottie the Dalmatian colors with friends!
The Children’s corner has dress up gear for kids so they can play on the fire truck dressed like real firemen!
There is so much we want to do to enhance the experience children have when they visit the museum!
We want to add computer and communications technology to the fire truck, and add interactive displays that teach children history and fire safety.
We would like to add a play ambulance, and a fire pole with thick mats. We need protective floor padding in the entire Children’s Corner. We are creating a third grade classroom curriculum to bring into school classrooms. We are continually enhancing our field trip tours when classrooms and groups visit the museum.
We are creating a timeline display of firefighting uniforms and apparatus from colonial times to present day. We need a ramp for handicap access. We would like to extend our hours. We would like to start firefighting history tours in Haverhill.