NRA National Firearms Museum, Fairfax

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  • Small but fine Museum, for those interested in weapons is worthwhile. Admission and parking is free. The free tour should be included in the claim, because here the one or the other story.
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  • Wow, what an exciting and informative place to visit. All the gun control nuts should come here and see just what the NRA supports and what they stand for. Amazing  more »
  • Even if you don’t support the 2nd Amendment the history of firearms is spectacular. Those who enjoy firearms will be amazed at the inventory and match grade guns on display along with write ups and br...  more »
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  • This place is great! Definitely worth visiting even if you're not a gun nut, there is an insane amount of history in that museum. You can catch a free guided tour or they have touch screen kiosks throughout that detail the collections in each case. I lived this place, like a kid in a candy store!
  • Tremendous amount of firearm artifacts. Very well presented. Zero cost to visit.
  • A huge collection of firearms from all eras. A ton of interesting exhibits from a wide variety of different sources. I enjoyed the "Hollywood Firearms" exhibit, showing off examples of firearms used in a lot of famous films and TV shows. Just wish it wasn't so far outside of the DC proper!
  • This place is awesome. The museum is top notch and store and cafe are great. I got to use the range, they were really professional and helpful. This is a must stop if you love firearms.
  • Great museum. Not too large but a lot of history making weapons. The only down side is having to be buzzed into the building but that is a small annoyance.

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