The African American Firefighter Museum is dedicated to collecting, conserving, and sharing the heritage of African-American firefighters through collaboration and education.
— Our Mission
We believe the work we do at the Museum contributes to a better understanding of our comprehensive American Story; creates pathways for maintaining a more civil, safe, and economically sound community; and fosters resilient, empathetic fire service leadership.
We honor this work through the AAFFM by:
Uncovering and revealing truths
Interpreting the fire service experience in meaningful ways
Celebrating the courage, ingenuity, and creativity of African-American Firefighters
— Our Core Values