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Fire Museum

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Discover the thrilling life of firefighters and learn about fire safety at this interactive fire museum, one of the hottest attractions in Memphis.

Child in an early 1900s fire engine

We created a smart wearable to track kid’s

LAUGHTER + EXCITEMENT

SELECT AN AGE RANGE to explore the laugh tracker results:

Kids 2-4:
at Fire Museum experienced:
Laughter 5 - Excitement 5

max
laughter

max
excitement

155
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
292
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 5-7:
at Fire Museum experienced:
Laughter 2 - Excitement 4

a little
laughter

tons of
excitement

60
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
132
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 8-10:
at Fire Museum experienced:
Laughter 2 - Excitement 4

a little
laughter

tons of
excitement

65
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
50
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
What the kids are saying:

IT'S BETTER THAN A HOT DOG AND I REALLY LOVE HOT DOGS.

Bennett
age 9

MY FAVORITE PART WAS DRESSING UP AND PLAYING IN THE FIRETRUCK!

Juliana
age 6

THEY HAD A DALMATIAN! IT WAS SO CUTE! NOW I REALLY WANT A DOG.

Talisa
age 12

I REALLY WISH THEY HAD FIRE HERE.

Warren
age 4

STOP. DROP. AND ROLLLLLLL!

Alex
age 10

THEY HAD A HORSE THAT TALKED LIKE A PERSON.

Steph
age 8

I DROVE A REAL FIRE TRUCK.

SID
age 9

I LIKED FALLING DOWN THE FIRE POLE. I WENT SO FAST!

JAZMINE
age 7

CLIMBING ON THE FIRETRUCKS WAS SO COOL!

Alex
age 10
Soundtrack of laughter
Because laughter is music to a parent's ears.
soundtrack-of-laughter
Kid Wisdom

We learned a ton from the data we collected.
Here are some nuggets you don't want to miss.

Firefighting is serious business. Sliding down the pole, not so much.
Firefighter uniforms or laughsuits?
The jury is still out.
Ol' Bill sure does cause some horsin' around.
Fire Museum
Getting out seems to be trickier.
Fire Museum

Photographic proof of fun