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

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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June 11, 2014
Making Magic at Springfield Armory NHS
Come ready to dance to the sweet sounds of Big Band brass and drums. Get in the dance groove with free swing lessons. Set up a blanket or lawn chair and bring a picnic supper on Saturday, July 12. Dance lessons begin at 5:30 pm and the concert is at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Admission is free. Inclement weather moves the concert indoors.

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?

Workers at Springfield Armory

Springfield Armory functioned in tandem with its sister armory in Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia, providing arms for the nation from 1795 until Harpers Ferry Armory was burned down during the Civil War. Today, both sites are units of the National Park Service. More...