Nebraska Firefighters

2834 E. 1st Street Kearney, Nebraska 68847

(308) 338-FIRE(3473)

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Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center

Our History

After the funeral of a fellow Nebraska firefighter, Norman Hoeft (David City), Robert E. Vogltance (West Point) & Arthur “Pooch” Gulzow (Grand Island), began discussing the importance of remembering the incredible service & sacrifices of firefighters from across Nebraska.

Our Mission

The Nebraska firefighters Museum & Education Center is dedicated to the courageous firefighters of our state – – past, present and future.

The mission of Nebraska Firefighters Foundation is to preserve Nebraska’s firefighting heritage, to foster public understanding of the impact and benefit to firefighting in regard to saving lives and possessions, to educate individuals about fire prevention and fire safety and to memorialize Nebraska firefighters

Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


For Weather Related Closings or Postponements see our Facebook Page or call (308)233-1001 for other closing related information

Museum Admission

Seniors (65+): $4.00 Adults (18-64): $6.00
Youth (4-17): $4.00
Kids 3 and Under: FREE!
Museum Members: FREE!
Group tour rates available – call us at (308) 338-FIRE(3473) for more information!

We accept all major credit cards, cash and check.

Nebraska Firefighters & EMS Memorial

Open Sunrise to Sunset DAILY
No admission fee