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

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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March 29, 2014
Blank Firing Demonstrations & Museum Highlight Tours
Hear the deep BOOM of historic musket and rifle shooting and participate in Ranger-led tours of the Museum. Experience historic weapons demonstrations every other Saturday (weather permitting) at 1:00 pm. Museum Highlight Tours are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am or 2:00 pm. Free Admission

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Springfield Armory NHS creates $913,600 in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 16,978 visitors to Springfield Armory NHS in 2012 spent $913,600 in communities near the park. That spending supported 12 jobs in the local area.


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...