Our Collection: Helmets

Hall of Flame

Fire Helmets

Hall of Flame has over 400 helmets from all over the world in the collection of fire helmets. Most of them are from the United States, Great Britain, Germany and France.

In the museum theater over a hundred European, American and Japanese helmets are on display, together with many other pieces of memorabilia.

The helmet to the right is a Presentation Assistant Chief’s Helmet, New London VFD, ca. 1890

Parade Hat, Friendship Hose Company, Philadelphia VFD, cs. 1850

Helmets and memorabilia displayed in the museum theater.

Harry Howard Fire Company, Volunteer Fire Department of New York, ca. 1865

Our Collections

For specific information on the museum’s major holdings, select a category below.

Fire Alarm Systems


Fire Extinguishers

Hand and Horse Drawn

Fire Helmets

Motorized Fire

Additional Fire Related Objects in Our Collection

Hall of Flame’s collection of graphic materials includes lithographs, prints, engravings, arm patches, paintings, and photographs.

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