Established in 1955, the New Bern Firemen’s Museum is a unique experience! Bring the kids for an educational and fun day of learning! Find out about New Bern’s fire history and special programs. Learn about the oldest fire company in the state, experience the Great Fire of 1922, which destroyed more than 1,000 buildings in downtown, talk to Fred, the beloved fire horse, and be part of something unlike any other!