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

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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  • New Winter operating hours beginning November 1, 2014

    Springfield Armory NHS announces new days of operation Wednesday through Sunday, 9:00AM – 5:00 PM, beginning November 1st through May 31. The park will be closed Monday and Tuesday through the Winter, until June 1, when 7 day a week operation will resume

On-Site Research

Museum Collections Storage

Museum Collections Storage

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Springfield Armory National Historic Site houses one of the world's largest firearms collections, as well as some documents, photographs and maps related to Springfield Armory.

If you are interested in research at Springfield Armory NHS, please do the following:

Explore collections online. The links can be found here.

Contact the Chief of Resource Management to discuss your project.

Did You Know?

Anchisaurus Polyzelus

Some of the first fossilized dinosaur bones discovered in North America were inadvertently unearthed during construction at Springfield Armory in the mid-1850s. More...