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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

1 Armory Sq, Springfield, MA 01105-1700
+1 413-734-8551
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Small but very interesting museum

The museum itself is very small. I would allocate an hour to the visit. It is very interesting if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
L B
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
A Nicely Presented Collection of Military Aerms

Have not been to Springfield Armory Museum in over 30 years. The National Park Service has done a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chipperhigh2
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Okemos, Michigan
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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 the largest collection of Confederate weapons anywhere.
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1 Armory Sq, Springfield, MA 01105-1700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum itself is very small. I would allocate an hour to the visit. It is very interesting if you want to know more amount rifle manyfacture and design from the revolution until WW2 and the part Springfield played.

Thank L B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have not been to Springfield Armory Museum in over 30 years. The National Park Service has done a very nice job with the displays. Many of the machine guns on displays were stored for years in the basement. I hope they continue to improve. A...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after visiting another museum in the area. Best part is it's free admission. They show a 15 minute video about the history and creation of some of the guns they display and the history of the historical site. I was surprised at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a US National Park site. It is free to enter. The Park Rangers are very friendly and extreemly informative aboit the museumitself and other attractions in the area. I would recommend this to anyone who likes is history.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I've been coming here since I was child in the 1960s. It always lives up to my expectations. This is an excellent museum with lots of good history. Even if you're not a gun person, you should visit. This site is deep in US history.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

It’s very interesting place with some good history, a place to learn more about our area! Even a place to relax and have our kids feed their brain with some good information

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I visited the Springfield Armory recently and was amazed by what I learned there. I have lived in the area for decades and never went but this time I was showing a friend around. The site is Spartan but there are numerous exhibits of the...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome place very clean and informational. The staff is amazing and friendly. We will be going again soon to see a new exhibit that's almost ready.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I am not a gun person but I do love history and this place was fascinating. It's free and opens at 9am Wednesday through Saturday. The gentlemen (Roger) who greeted us was kind and knowledgable. There was plenty to see and take in and the...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This was my third visit. As we walked through the doors a volunteer greeted us and then we introduced ourselves to the Ranger, Scott (I can't remember the volunteers name nor did I get the Ranger's last name). If you want help these are the...More

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