Friendship Firehouse Open Houses

Friendship Firehouse is open free for Mothers and Fathers on their special day. Visit with your family on Mother's or Father's Day and be an honorary Chief of the Friendship Fire Company Bucket Brigade!

Page updated on Feb 17, 2020 at 11:41 AM

Presidents Day Open House - Third Monday in February

Visit the Friendship Firehouse Museum when you are in Old Town for the George Washington Birthday Celebration parade. Learn how the historic suction-pumper worked, see the locally-made 19th-century hose reel, go on our history hunt, and find out about artifacts such as hose, buckets, and axes.

Mother's Day Open House  - Second Sunday in May

Mothers and their families are admitted free at the Friendship Firehouse Museum on Mother’s Day. See the suction pumper and other historic equipment that fought fires in 19th – century Alexandria. Youngsters will receive a fire hat to take home. Free admission!

For more information, call 703.746.3891.

Mother and Daughters Outside of Friendship Firehouse Museum

Father's Day Open House - Third Sunday in June

The Friendship Firehouse Museum is free for fathers and their families on Father’s Day.  See the locally-made hose reel carriage, and find out about artifacts such as hose, buckets, and axes.  Free fire hats for children.  

For more information, call 703.746.3891.

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