Guardians of The City SFFD Home Page - San Francisco Fire Department Museum


655 Presidio Avenue (Get Directions)
San Francisco, CA 94115-2424

SFFD Fire Museum

Donations are Appreciated!

Museum Hours:
Thursday through Sunday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM as staffing permits

As the museum is staffed by volunteers, it is best if you call 415-558-3546 after 1:00 PM on the day of your visit to make sure it will be open for you.

If you have a museum question or would like to contact Guardians Of The City, please leave a message at 415-431-4682. A volunteer will return your call.  Messages are checked daily.

Upcoming Event!

The Broderick Fire Engine

Please calendar this event for us.  We hope to see you there. Check Back for more Information!

We thank our sponsors for their generous support.
To visit our sponsors' websites, please click on the logos below.

SF Fire Credit Union Academy of Art University Red And White Fleet San Francisco Police Credit Union
Fireman's Fund TriMark
DiLuzio Inc. Wells Fargo Sunset Scavenger Motorola Solutions


Visit the Museum's Gift Shop!
(Get Directions)
San Francisco Municipal Railway Trip Planner

What's New

Notable People Update!

Check out the new article about Thomas H. Larke Jr., the Founder of the Phoenix Society.

Chief Engineer - Chief of Department Updates!

Additional historical records have been added to:

Chief F. Kohler
Chief D. Scannell
Chief D. Sullivan
Chief W. Murray
Chief E. Phipps


Historical Information about PPIE FD
About the Event
Mayor's Reception Photos
Community Day Photos

Popular Features
The 1906 Fire index has been rebuilt with new information and photos. The additions include SFFD company actions, cisterns used, hydrants with water, known rescues, SF Call and LA Herald newspaper articles, Army, Insurance reports and several other reports.

1906 Fire - Mission - Unknown Company

Read all about
Lillie Hitchcock Coit
August 23, 1843 - July 22, 1929
In our Notable People section.

Lillie Hitchcock Coit

In Memory Of All The Firefighters Who Gave Their Lives  Black Ribbon
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