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Friendship Firehouse, Washington DC

Friendship Firehouse - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Friendship Firehouse
107 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314Map
+1 703 838 3891
Overview

Children and other fans of firefighters and their equipment will enjoy visiting Alexandria's oldest firehouse, built in 1871. The Friendship Fire Company itself pre-dates the building by 100 years and is rumored to have been a pet project of George Washington's. Restored in the 1990s, the Firehouse offers visitors a look at the equipment used since the nation's founding. Also displayed are the clothes firefighters wore throughout this company's history. Special exhibits are often held.

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Friendship Firehouse General Information
  • Open Hours: Friday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational
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