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

    Springfield Armory

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Plan Your Visit

 
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Every year in June, Armory Day features blank firing demonstrations to give the public an all sensory experience of black powder firearms that are of the type manufactured by the Springfield Armory for the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

Springfield Armory NHS, US NPS

Welcome to
Springfield Armory
National Historic Site!


Please explore this site to find answers to commonly asked questions.

Feel free to contact the park at (413) 734-8551, or by clicking the Contact Us link in the left-hand margin of this page.


Group Tours

Group visits are available and can be tailored to visitor interests and/or curriculum needs, within scope and reason. Reservations are required to ensure adequate preparation and staff availability. Program requests should be submitted at least two weeks in advance. The Armory Museum meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and includes an audio component for the sight and/or hearing impaired.

To get started, click here for a Program Request Form. Follow the instructions to submit a program request.

Did You Know?

Organ of Muskets at Springfield Armory NHS

During the Civil War, Springfield Armory produced about 300,000 muskets for the Union. In 1864, production reached 1,000 muskets per day. More...