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From Brown Bess muskets to modern missiles, arms have played a major part in the history of the world.  We present many collections in museums large and small.  Some are devoted strictly to the military, others to the Old West, others are general collections with an arms component.
 

 Arms  California

 
  Arms Pages  AL-AZ, CA, CO, CT-GA, IA-ID, IL-KS, KY-ME, MO-NC, MT, NE-NMNY-OH, OK-SD, TN-TX,VA-ZZ  

 

 

  California

  Los Angeles

  Autry National Center

  4700 Western Heritage Way

  Los Angeles CA    90027    

  Phone  323 667-2000

  Web Site www.autry-museum.org/

  Description  Museum of the American West, SW Museum of the American Indian,

                    Inst, Study of American West

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Group Identity  Native American

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/17/2007


   Sacramento

  California State Military Museum

  1119 Second St

  Sacramento  CA   95814    

  Phone   916 442-2883

  Web Site  www.militarymuseum.org/

  Description  official state military museum, extensive online military history & resources,

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   11/12/2005

California
San Pedro
Fort MacArthur Military Museum @ Battery Osgood
Angeles Gate Park
3601 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro CA  90731
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.ftmac.org/
Alt Web  www.webcom.com/fortmac/
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus  Military
Collection A-F  Arms

California
Victorville
California Route 66 Museum
168245 D Street
PO Box 2151
Victorville CA 92392
Phone
760 951-0436
Web Site http://www.califrt66museum.org/
E-mail mailto:cart66musm@mscomm.com
Description automotive, cultural, economic topics of famous highway in former road
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/24/2003

 

  Weaverville

  J J Jackson Museum and Historical Park

  708 Main Street

  PO Bpx 333

  Weaverville  CA   96093    

  Phone  530 623-5211

  Web Site http://www.trinitymuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:%20%20jake@trinitymuseum.org

  Description  local history with several buildings and research center, blacksmith,

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Trinity County Historical Society

  New or Updated:   3/8/2007

California
Wilmington
Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
1052 Banning Boulevard
Wilmington CA 90744
Phone 310 548-7509
Web Site http://www.drumbarracks.org/
Description last remaining wooden building of Union Civil War fort, staging ground for Union activities in the Southwest
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Model
Era 1861-1871
New or Updated: 06/18/2003

 

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