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NRA National Sporting Arms Museum

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The NRA museum housed within the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Springfield Mo is quite the treat... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2019
343MarkM
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Springfield, Missouri
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Awesome.

We went on a suggestion from our son and were not disappointed. Very interesting. A must see for... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2019
rwoods2018
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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting history of guns and shooting sports. Lots of great examples on display. Not a place for little kids or those who have no interest in firearms.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

The NRA museum housed within the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Springfield Mo is quite the treat. If you come expecting a large museum you may be disappointed. If you come expecting to see a history and collection of firearms, you will be glad...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 343MarkM
Reviewed May 31, 2019

We went on a suggestion from our son and were not disappointed. Very interesting. A must see for all gun buffs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rwoods2018
Reviewed March 28, 2019

My son is a competitive trap shooter and gun enthusiast (at age 14) and he and my husband looked at every single piece in the museum. It was great bonding time for father and son as they discussed the guns and changes throughout the years.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sharmin J
Reviewed March 21, 2019

This place is INSIDE Bass Pro Shops on the second floor. Bass Pro was PACKED when we were there and staff said it is always like that, so allow time to fight the crowds to get to the gun museum. It is an very interesting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dennis M
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Nice display of firearms. One can not but think about the role firearms has played in us history. Especially like display of a collection of serial number one firearms. A lot of quality firearms.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MIFire
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Very nice collection of firearm. Lots of history displayed you can spend at least 2 hours going though the museum. A must see.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steve S
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This Museum is in the Bass Pro Shop. The hours are different from the store so be sure to check before you visit. They have a very large variety of weapons from the past and present. If you are a gun enthusiast this is the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shnpan
Reviewed December 11, 2018

While in Springfield we decided to see as many museums as possible. This museum, inside Bass Pro, was worth the time. Since admission was free, it was also a great bargain. The guns, ranging from very early, primitive guns, to more modern collectible pieces. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Went to see Bass Pro decorated for Christmas (beautiful). Strolled over to look at new guns and saw this. Wow. Private collections from individuals and corporations. The Docents are knowledgeable. The lady that walked with us was lovely. Beautiful area-typical of Bass Pro. Must see.

Date of experience: November 2018
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I asked one of the employees about specific weapons ( 50 cal Hawken rifle and a Colts Dragoon pistol ). He took me to their locations and provided history. Very helpful.
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