British Room




The Museum’s aim is to collect,conserve and present to the public, fire service memorabilia and other interesting items related to the history of firefighting both locally, and worldwide


During 1989 the Museum was appionted custodians of The Merryweather Collection, a collectoin of Fire Service Memorabilia owned by Merryweather the Fire Engineers of London


Some of the equipment in the collection dates back to the Great Fire of London and is great interest to all viewing it


Many items of memorabilia are of local interest, including items from the Great Houses and Estates of Welbeck and Thoresby