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Annual Steam Show (FREE)

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for a day filled with excitement and educational fun that’s perfect for the whole family! Step back in time with our Hose Wagon rides, offering a unique experience as you travel in a piece of history. Witness fascinating demonstrations showcasing the operation of hand-drawn and horse-drawn firefighting apparatus, giving you a glimpse into the past of firefighting techniques.

Be amazed by the power and elegance of our working steam engines, an essential part of firefighting history. These engines, alongside meticulously maintained antique models, offer a rare look into the evolution of fire service equipment.

For our younger visitors, a variety of kids’ activities are available, designed to be both fun and informative. These activities provide an engaging way for children to learn about fire safety and the history of firefighting.

Adding to the day’s charm are our working draft horses, showcasing their strength and grace, a sight not to be missed. They are a living representation of the fire service’s history, showing how these magnificent animals played a crucial role in firefighting efforts before the advent of motorized vehicles.

No event is complete without the presence of food vendors, offering a selection of delicious treats and meals to keep you energized throughout the day. From snacks to full meals, there’s something to satisfy every palate.

This event promises a day of educational enrichment, historical appreciation, and family fun. It’s a perfect opportunity to learn, explore, and create lasting memories with the whole family.


May 4
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The Fire Museum of Maryland
(410) 321-7500
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The Fire Museum of Maryland
1301-R York Rd
Timonium, MD 21093 United States
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(410) 321-7500
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