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

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

On-Site Research

Museum Collections Storage

Museum Collections Storage

(c) James Langone

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?

Organ of Muskets

After visting Springfield Armory during his honeymoon, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow published a poem in 1845 entitled "The Arsenal at Springfield," which used the racks of muskets stored there as an anti-war metaphor. More...