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WELCOME


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


Closure Feb 22nd, 23rd, 25th !!
Unfortunately the Museum has had to close for Feb 22nd, 23rd and 25th,
we plan to be back on the 29th !
As alaways keep an eye on our Facebook Page for any changes.


We are back for 2024 !!
The Museum has resumed our normal hours for 2024.
As alaways keep an eye on our Facebook Page for any changes.


Australia Day Honours !
A number of Fire services Personnel recevied the Australian Fire Services Medal (AFSM)
as part of the Australia Day Honours - Check them out on our News Page


Kids colouring Page and a puzzles page
We are adding things to our kids section, this weeks it's an online jigsaw
so check out our puzzles page as we add some word games over
the coming weeks. We also have a kids colouring page
These coloring sheets, and the word games, are downloadable pdf's you can print them.
If you have drawings for us to add please email them to us at enquiries@fsmv.net.au so we
can make them into pdf's to share.


VALE - Geoff ANNAL
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 "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







Last Update: Wednesday 21st Feb 2024