-Welcome to the Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum-
Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum, Elgin, IL.
The Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum houses the Elgin Fire Department's most prized artifacts. Among the museum's collection are photos, helmets, various badge types, uniforms, displays, a hand-drawn hose cart, The 1869 horse-drawn Silsby Steamer, several motorized vehicles and much, much more.
Firefighters Memorial Plaza Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum has unveiled plans for a Memorial Plaza to be constructed on the museum campus.
This memorial has been in the planing stages for many years and will honor Elgin area firefighters, and honor firefighters from across Northern Illinois as well.
Please follow our page for updates and how to donate funds to make the memorial plaza a reality!
You may donate through the Museum website www.elginfiremuseum.com (please designate donation towards Memorial Plaza), or a check
(‘Memorial Plaza’ as the memo) can be mailed to the:
Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum, 533 St. Charles Street, Elgin Illinois, 60120. Thanks!!!!
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Hours of Operation
We are supported and run by volunteers.
We are open when our volunteers are available.
Check here or on our Facebook page for hours. You can also call our
It will go to voicemail, we will get back to you.
Museum Admission fee :
Children 5 + $1.00
Under 5: Free
Hours open to the public:
Jun 29th 11 am to 3 pm
Looking for a place to hold a special event? Check out our Rental page!
desperately looking for Volunteers, if you are interested, please contact
Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum
533 Saint Charles Street Elgin IL 60120
1 (847) 697-6242
1 (847) 338-5793
Free Parking !!!!!!!!!!!