• View of Springfield Armory overlooking the city of Springfield, 1855

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Collections

Started as a technical reference library for the workers and engineers at Springfield Armory, the museum collection has grown into one of the largest collections of military small arms in the world. While the bulk of the collections are not on public display, the catalog records of the objects are available online. Please follow the links below to explore the collections of Springfield Armory National Historic Site.

Did You Know?

John Garand with M1 Rifle

John Garand, an engineer at Springfield Armory, designed the M1 rifle. The M1 was issued to US soldiers during World War II and the Korean War. More...