Chemistry Lab

With the resources included below and a few things you probably have at home, you can try one of our fun and educational STEM programs from home!

Soda & Acid Extinguisher Diagram
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Holloway Extinguisher
Chemical Engine.gif
Chemical Engine
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Charles T. Holloway
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Holloway Patent Drawing
Chemical Tank

During your experiment, be sure to tag the Fire Museum in your pictures and video. Afterward, send news of your accomplishment to to get your very own certified chemist certificate!

Did you have so much fun you cannot believe it was educational?

See where this program connects to the Next Generation Science Standards here.

Virtual Storytime

While the museum is closed, we'll be sharing storytime online each Friday at 11 am.

On this page, you will find instructions and resources to conduct a STEM experiment and videos of our virtual storytimes. If you are interested in a virtual outreach program, please email

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Wed.-Sat. 10-4 June-August

Tours available by appointment 7 days a week.

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