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American Firearms Museum

525 South Winchester Blvd., San Jose, CA
408-247-2102
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Ranked #55 of 80 Attractions in San Jose
Description: Housed in the quirky Winchester mansion complex, this museum features several famous weapons and traces the history of the Winchester firearms empire.
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a very good firearms (gun) museum. The history behind the museum is: Sarah married the son of Oliver Fisher Winchester, Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut and manufacturer of the famous Winchester repeating rifle. They had a happy life; but with the premature death of their child, Mr. Winchester fell into a deep depression and suffered a premature death. Given... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

This is a free look at some interesting firearms, and it's inside the Winchester Mystery house gift shop. If you can stop yourself from spending money on occult t-shirts, why not visit this free firearms museum? My kids enjoy the displays, and, did I mention, it's free?

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