The New York City Fire Museum houses one of the nation???s most important collections of fire related art and artifacts from the late 18th century to the present. Among its holdings are painted leather buckets, helmets, parade hats and belts, lanterns and tools, pre Civil War hand pumped fire engines, horse drawn vehicles and early motorized apparatus. The Museum???s first floor houses a permanent September 11th exhibit and memorial. Featured in our memorial room is the poem If They Could Speak by Rosanne Pellicane.