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Girl Scouts at the Fire Museum

Girl Scouts Take a trip to the Fire Museum of Texas located at 400 Walnut in Downtown Beaumont. For more information or to schedule an event call Ami Kamara, Museum Manager at 409-880-3927.

Museum tours will be available after school and evening hours by appointment for no fee. (Donations are accepted, but not required by troops)  Troops may bring in refreshments and have full use of kitchen facility for meetings.  

Fees, consent forms and registration forms may apply to special programs held at the Fire Museum.

Daisies Girl Scout (ages 5 - 6) 1 hour tour will allow you to practice fire safety drills, see a fire fighter do a turn out gear demonstration, learn 911, do a craft project and enjoy refreshments in our facility.

Brownie Girl Scout (ages 6 - 8)

History: Learn the History of the Fire Service during a visit to the Fire Museum of Texas. Also learn fire safety skills and practice making good decisions.

Careers: Programs available for learning to be a fire fighter, museum curator, fire department trainer or administrator.

Hobbies: Craft projects related to fire-fighting are available

Listening to the Past:  Ask us about we can arrange for your group to talk with a retired firefighter who lived and worked out of the Old Central Fire Station.




Junior Girl Scout (8 - 11) &

Pre-teen & Teen Girl Scouts, (11-17)


Architecture: Tours can be made available in Downtown by appointment. This is a walking tour of the 10 National Register properties and other Historical points of architectural interest in downtown Beaumont. This tour will begin at the Fire Museum. Weather permitting. Good walking shoes a must.

Careers: Programs available for learning to be a fire fighter, museum curator, fire department trainer or administrator. 

Celebrating People: Junior and Pre-teen Girl Scouts can participate in special events including Honoring Local Heroes and 9-11 annual events in September of each year.

Collecting: Hobbies… come see our collection! We've got lots of neat things, fire engines, and a wall of fire department patches, badges and more.

Community: Scouts can make arrangements to prepare a meal or deliver cookies to a fire department in honor of these local heroes.

Heritage: Learn local history including fire history and how it all began here in Beaumont on the banks of the Neches River. 

Safety First: Programs available for fire prevention and fire safety museum while babysitting or other.

Science in Action: There's lots of science -- chemistry and physics -- to fighting fires and saving lives. We can tailor our presentations to your needs and abilities.

Special Programs that can be made available:

Pre-teen & Teen Girl Scouts (11-17)

Junior Docent Training: will allow young girls the confidence to give guided tours of the Museum and work with the public.

Gold Award Opportunities await the right young women interested in archives, old photographs, inventory and exhibits at the Fire Museum. We are in search of an individual or individuals with the computer skills and the organizational capability to help get the Museum’s entire collection into a database.  This would be a start to finish job requiring a minimum of 120 hours.




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