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

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Directions

Address

Springfield Armory National Historic Site
One Armory Square, Suite 2
Springfield, MA 01105


GPS Coordinates

Latitude=42.1073 (42 degrees 6.4 minutes North)
Longitude=-72.5813 (72 degrees 34.9 minutes West)


Directions

Note: The entrance to Armory Square is on Federal Street. Armory Square is shared by Springfield Armory NHS and Springfield Technical Community College (STCC)

  • From points south (Hartford, Bradley International Airport)
    1. Take EXIT 6 from I-91 Northbound, go to the 2nd traffic light and turn right onto State Street
    2. Drive east ~.75 miles to the 5th traffic light (look for the long black cast-iron fence of the Armory on your left.)
    3. Turn left onto Federal Street, drive about 100 yards, and enter through the Main Gate to your left into Armory Square.
    4. Turn left inside the gate and follow the signs to the Park at the opposite end of Armory Square
  • From points north (Vermont)
    1. Take Exit 7/Hall of Fame Ave from I-91 Southbound, go to the 2nd traffic light and turn left under the highway [Rt.91] onto State Street.
    2. Drive east ~.8 miles to the 6th traffic light (look for the long black cast-iron fence of the Armory on your left.)
    3. Turn left onto Federal Street, drive about 100 yards, and enter through the Main Gate to your left into Armory Square.
    4. Turn left inside the gate and follow the signs to the Park at the opposite end of Armory Square
  • From points east (Boston, Logan International Airport)
    1. Take Exit 4/I-91 from I-90 Westbound, follow the ramps to I-91 Southbound. Please Note: There is a traffic sign on I-90 West showing the site off of Exit 6. While this is the case, Exit 4 is much more direct and easier.
    2. Follow the From points north directions above
  • From points west (Albany)
    1. Take Exit 4/I-91 from I-90 Eastbound, follow the ramps to I-91 Southbound
    2. Follow the From points north directions above
 
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Did You Know?

Main Arsenal at Springfield Armory NHS. Photo (c) James Langone

Springfield Arsenal, a military supply depot, was sited by General Henry Knox, and approved by General George Washington in 1777. The arsenal became known as Springfield Armory in 1794 when on-site small arms manufacturing was approved by President Washington. More...