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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Springfield armory

We had a family gathering there. It's a nice place to visit and refresh yourself with history. You... read more

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Jennifer J
Port Charlotte, Florida
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Caution: General site under construction: Great Machine and Weapon Displays, Good site history 20 minute video

Plan for at least 1.5 hours, the site is densely packed with high quality artifacts. Note: one of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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This Armory, which manufactured and tested firearms for the U.S. military from 1794 to 1968, houses the country's largest collection of small weapons. While the first floor is free, there's a fee for the second floor, which displays rare weapons and...more
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1 Armory Sq, Springfield, MA 01105-1700
+1 413-734-8551
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a family gathering there. It's a nice place to visit and refresh yourself with history. You should definitely check this place out.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plan for at least 1.5 hours, the site is densely packed with high quality artifacts. Note: one of the entrances to the park is under construction within a large multi use sight. The former armory campus area is also in use by the Springfield Technical...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome air conditioning and humidity control as required for the collection that tells the history of the American military small arms industry once housed here at this former military installation.

Thank latefordinner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happened to stop here due to being at the MGM casino across the courtyard. Beautiful architecture for the building. Nice to just browse through.

Thank Wanetadrift
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit was greatly enhanced by the docent that showed us around. This is the place to go if you like small arms and/or history. The displays are well laid-out and clearly labeled.

Thank swj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In our visit from another state was looking for this place to see some history and to be honest this place have a lot to share with us. A great welcome from a guy with a lot information was enough to start walking inside there...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Springfield Armory has provided the arms to American soldiers since the Revolution, and this museum has them all. It's a great place to spend at least a couple of hours for anyone interested in firearms and history.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love to visit, see the local history presentations, and learn about our world for the prior generations.

Thank AlliePearl
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I am rating this very good as I thought it was good and my husband thought it was excellent. I think those with an interest in weapons/military/history will have a greater interest. Lots of rare weapons and very helpful guides around to answer any questions....More

Thank Debt518
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I enjoy tours of this kind, I highly recommend this site. It only takes a couple of hours for a whole bunch of history.

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3 October 2017|
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Response from Charlene H | Reviewed this property |
The only staff I saw were Parks Service employees.