NRA National Firearms Museum, Fairfax

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  • Came here with family visiting from Boston. After initially being put off by the idea, their liberal minds were blown away! They were very impressed by the quality of the displays and the curators att...  more »
  • Very enjoyable place to visit. The selection on display is much more than I expected, with some truly intriguing collections. A must see.  more »
  • Realized I didn't live far so took the drive with my wife. I loved it I am very much into firearms especially historical ones. Highly recommend to any firearm or history enthusiasts  more »
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  • Museum is great and a must see. Yours are available and a chance to see the NRA up close is a must for everyone. Tommy Guns, rifles of all sorts and ages is truly something to view. This place lets you walk though free of charge too. Tips are graciously accepted for a wonderful & complete exhibit. Do take this opportunity.
  • We were on our way elsewhere when it was suggested we stop here. What a pleasant surprise, a very nice break from touring museums in overcrowded metro areas. If you don't know much about firearms, this is a great place to learn. Admission and parking are free. You can also get discounted lifetime memberships here.
  • Absolutely fantastic! The location is small, but it is packed with amazing exhibits, and information. We did a quick run through, on our way to something else, but saw enough to realize we could spend quite a few hours there. The exhibits change very often according to the staff, so this will probably be regular outing for us. Plus it's free.
  • Great collection of guns. very good display on the genesis of the second amendment. would have liked to see more technical information on the difference between shooting a black powder gun and a cartridge since most people will never have that experience. looking forward to going back
  • Best firearms museum in the nation. You must go there if you are at all interested in US history or firearms
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