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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   Oklahoma - South Dakota

 
  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  
 

 

  OK

  Bartlesville

  Woolaroc Museum

  State Highway 123

  Rt 3 Box 2100

  Bartlesville  OK  74003    

  Phone  918 336-0307

  Web Site www.woolaroc.org

  Description  Western art, Native American pottery, baskets, beads, blankets, arms

                    including Colt firearms

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Arts

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection N-Z  Pottery

  Group Identity  Native American

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  7/28/2006


Oklahoma
Clinton
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
2229 West Gary Boulevard
Clinton OK  73601
Phone 
580 323-7866
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Collection A-F  Arms
 

  OK

  Oklahoma City

  45th Infantry Division Museum

  2145 NE 36th Street

  Oklahoma City  OK      73111    

  Phone   405 424-5313

  Web Site  http://www.45thdivisionmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:webmaster@45thdivisionmuseum.com

  Description  Air Guard, Artillery Room, Best Mess, infantry room, Jeep Mtd 105, outdoor artillery park

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  Collection A-F Arms

  New or Updated:             8/18/2005

 

 

 

Oregon
Eugene
Oregon Air & Space Museum
90377 Boeing Drive
Eugene OR  97402
Phone 
541 461-1101
Web Site  www.oasm.org/
Description  located at Eugene airport, collection predominantly fighter aircraft, 600 models
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection G-M Models
 

  OR

  St Paul

  OSSDAR Pioneer Mothers Cabin Museum

  8035 Champoeg Road NE

  St Paul                      OR           97137    

  Phone   503 633-2237

  Web Site  http://www.rootsweb.com/~orossdar/museums.htm - cabin

  Description  enlarged reconstruction of pioneer cabin

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Log Cabin

  Collection A-F Arms

  New or Updated:              8/4/2005

  Pennsylvania
Custer City
Allegheny Arms & Armor Museum
Rt 46 north of Smethport
Box 119
Custer City PA  16725
Phone 
814 362-2642
Web Site http://www.armormuseum.com/
E-mail  AAAM@ArmorMuseum.com
Description military vehicles, armor, aircraft, watercrafts, weapons, militaria
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Military
Collection A-F  Arms
 

  PA

  Gettysburg

  Colt Heritage Museum of Firearms

  241 Steinwher Avenue

  Gettysburg  PA  17325    

  Phone  717 334-6852

  Web Site http://www.coltmuseum.com/

  Description  site of the turning point of the Civil War and Lincoln's historic speech

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F  Arms

  New or Updated:  3/4/2007

  Pittsburgh
 
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall of Pittsburgh
 
4141 Fifth Avenue
 
Pittsburgh PA   15213 
 
Phone   412 621-4253
 
Web Site  http://www.soldiersandsailorshall.org/
 
E-mail  curator@soldiersandsailorshall.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.planpittsburgh.com/cityGuide/takeTheTour.asp?p=1&tttc=14
 
Description  in honor of those who have served
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Nature of Group or Site  Unit
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  5/15/2004

Pennsylvania
Strasburg
National Toy Train Museum
300 Paradise Lane
Strasburg PA  17579
Phone 
717 687-8976
Web Site  www.traincollectors.org/toytrain.html
Description
Type of Resource  Railway
Primary Focus  Railroad
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  Uniontown
 
Searights Toll House
 
Route 40 W
 
Uniontown  PA  15401    
 
Phone   724 439-4422
 
Web Site  http://www.watsonschoice.com/GuideBook/Attractions/SearightTollHouse.htm
 
Description  first federal road, built to open the "west" of Ohio, Indian & Illinois
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
New or Updated:   5/24/2004

  RI

  East Greenwich

  Varnum Memorial Armory

  6 Main St

  East Greenwich  RI   02828    

  Phone   401 884-4110

  Web Site  http://www.varnumcontinentals.org/armory.htm

  Description  home to Varnum Continentals re-enactors since 1913, holds extensive military

                    collections

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Armory (Civic)

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  11/20/2005


Rhode Island
Providence
Mazansky Sword Collection
Annmary Brown Memorial
15 Brown Street
Providence RI   02912
Phone 
401 863-2414
Web Site  http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/University_Library/collections/askb/ASKB.Swords.html
E-mail  mailto:"Peter_Harrington@Brownvm.Brown.Edu"
Description  105 British swords
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Military
Collection A-F  Arms
  South Carolina
 
Greenville
 
Confederate Museum Greenville
 
15 Boyce Ave
 
Greenville  SC  29601    
 
Phone   864 421-9039
 
Web Site  http://www.confederatemuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@confederatemuseum.org
 
Description  military & domestic side of war
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  Civil War
 
Owner/Operator:  Sons of Confederate Veterans
 
New or Updated:     4/12/2004

  SD

  Pierre

  South Dakota National Guard Museum

  301 East Dakota

  Pierre  SD   57501    

  Phone   605 224-9991

  Web  http://www.state.sd.us/military/Military/museum.htm

  Description  both Army and Air National Guard

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  Collection A-F Arms

  New or  Updated   2/13/2006

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