Dedicated to the history of volunteer fire companies in NJ & PA serving the Delaware River towns and the members of the volunteer fire service & ambulance-EMS-rescue squads that gave of their time and lives. "Lest We Forget"*
The mission of the Delaware Valley Fire Museum is to preserve, collect, record, and exhibit the history of fire, rescue, and emergency medical services within the Delaware Valley, but in particular Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Through museum exhibits and educational tours, we honor and remember the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the fire and emergency services.
1896 Horse-drawn LaFrance steam pump engine purchased by the Eagle Fire Company
The Delaware Valley Fire Museum opened in 2013 and is located in the Eagle Fire Company which has generously provided a home for the DVFM in their newly renovated building at 46 N Sugan Road, New Hope, PA.
The museum, which is approximately 1200 square feet, is located behind the beautiful arched wooden doors designed and constructed by master woodworker, Chris Cosner. These magnificent doors were inspired by the original Eagle Fire Company in downtown New Hope.
The museum is open most Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from May through October, by appointment or as posted on the website.
Entrance to Delaware Valley Fire Museum
Delaware Valley Fire Museum, Inc. Incorporated August 28, 2009 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a non-profit corporation
*"Lest We Forget" is a phrase popularized in 1897 by Rudyard Kipling; it formed the refrain of his poem Recessional