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American Firearms Museum

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Address: 525 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128-2537
Phone Number: 408-247-2102
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Housed in the quirky Winchester mansion complex, this museum features...

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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Winchester Guns On Display - American Fireams Museum

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 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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