Lights, Sirens, Safety At The County Museum

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)–From fire fighters to police officers, meet the people who keep us safe on Saturday, May 21 at the San Bernardino County Museum. This annual event, held in the museum’s parking lot from 9am to 3pm, is free to the public. Ladder trucks, ambulances, motorcycles, prowl cars, and more will be ready for visitors to explore, and safety professionals will explain their specialized jobs and answer questions.

Participating organizations (unless called away on an emergency) will include:

—    American Medical Response

—    Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

—    Redlands Police Department

—    Redlands Fire Department

—    U.S. Forest Service

—    San Manuel Fire Department

—    San Bernardino Sheriff Search and Rescue

—    San Bernardino County Fire

—    San Bernardino County Probation Department

—    San Bernardino County Animal Control (they will bring puppies for adoption—a $25 fee includes spaying/neutering)

At 2pm, museum visitors can also attend a lecture by Museum Director Robert McKernan, “A Bird’s Nest Tells Many Stories,” in the museum. This lecture is included with paid museum admission.

The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays and holiday Mondays from 9am to 5pm. Admission is $8 (adult), $6 (military or senior), $5 (student), and $4 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. For more information, visit “Lights, Sirens, Safety” is free in the museum parking lot.

The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services’ telephone number is 909-307-2669 ext. 229 or (TDD) 909-792-1462

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