Q: What are the museum hours?
The National Firearms Museum located at NRA Headquarters in
Fairfax, Virginia is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The
Museum is only closed on Christmas Day.
The National Sporting Arms Museum located at Bass Pro Shops in
Springfield, Missouri is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Museum is only closed on Christmas Day.
Q: Can I get a guided tour when I visit the
The National Firearms Museum is self-guided with pamphlets
available and kiosks throughout the galleries offering additional
information. For group tours please contact (703) 267-1620.
The National Sporting Arms Museum is self-guided with pamphlets
available and docents throughout the galleries offering additional
Q: Can I email the NRA
Yes, The NRA Museum can provide answers to general museum
questions. However, please note the
Museum cannot provide the following
Q: What's my gun worth?
The NRA does not provide firearm values. However, if you
have technical questions about your gun, a Dope Bag service is
available to NRA members. Send your written questions to the NRA
Dope Bag at: The American Rifleman,
11250 Waples Mill Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030. Be sure to include your member number in the top
right-hand corner and a self-addressed stamped envelope. The
appropriate research will be conducted and your questions will be
answered in writing.
Q: Is the National Firearms Museum accessible for
visitors with disabilities?
The National Firearms Museum is accessible for guests with
wheelchairs. We suggest utilizing the designated parking area on
the top of our parking complex and the entrance to the museum is
adjacent on that same level. We have a wheelchair available for
guests on request.
Q: Can I take photographs in the museum?
Yes, as long as the photographs are for personal use. If you
want to take photographs for anything other than personal use, you
must get permission from the museum.
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