- Historic Sites
National Firearms Museum
With more than 2,000 historic firearms spanning 600 years, the museum is located in the headquarters of the National Rifle Association.
The National Firearms Museum proudly illustrates America's priceless heritage of firearms, freedom and the American experience. Through its many galleries are the actual artifacts that were with the Pilgrims as they left the good ship Mayflower, marched with the American militamen at Lexington and Concord, camped near Gettysburg with Robert E. Lee, helped a young Annie Oakley put food on her family's table, or stood on the winner's platform at the Olympic Games. The tapestry of America has been woven by people, places and things and so in the National Firearms Museum, each of the threads of the past bear familiar names like Beretta, Browning, Colt, Marlin, Remington, Ruger, Savage, and Winchester.