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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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Lots of antique guns and of all kinds

I went there years ago. I was so amazed at all the weapons From the revolution, civil war to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
Gun store

This is the former site where firearms were stored up until 1968. It was free to visit and you do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there years ago. I was so amazed at all the weapons From the revolution, civil war to Vietnam. Just thinking about it ill go again There are the famous Springfield rifles. In the Sumer they have a civil war camp and canon shoot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the former site where firearms were stored up until 1968. It was free to visit and you do get to see a large number of historic guns. We happily whiled away an hour but if you’re more into these weapons then you’ll probably...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dragged my sister here for my 50th birthday. She is not a gun enthusiast by any stretch of the imagination; however, she counted this place as one of her favorite places during this trip. After you drop by, you will easily see why... The...More

Thank 962anthonyp
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Considering this was the first national armory this is a great place to understand the history of firearm development in the United States. A lot of firearms development was accomplished here. It was also very interesting how this particular site also helped develop mass production...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

I live nearby and stop by from time to time. Absolutely share with my visitors. The Armory is unique in its offerings. A complete history of the evolution of firearms and their uses not only in the conflicts of the world, but their successes in...More

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My guy friend and I are both retired military. He was very interested in seeing the displays. The armory park rangers were very conversant in the armory and it’s history. I think we had an expectation of more displays of historical military weapons. Only a...More

Thank ncat2016
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is basically a gun museum with very interesting history. I learned quite a bit about the history of the armory, why it's here and it's significance. If you're interested in the history, maybe an hour stop. More interested in the guns--quite a bit longer....More

Thank 13SS
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

If you like firearms then this the place for you. My wife doesn’t so I left her at the hotel. This museum covers the gamut from A to Z about the Springfield Arms as well as orher important manufacturers. I am a former Vietnam U....More

Thank imcookn
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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 15 September 2018

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

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