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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   Tennessee - Texas

 
  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  
 

 
Tennessee
Chattanooga
National Knife Museum
7201 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga TN  37424
Phone 
423 892-5007
Web Site  www.chattanooga.net/~burtonld/nkm.html
Description  more than 12,000 knives, swords, and other cutting implements
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection A-F  Arms

Tennessee
Crossville
Swamp Fox Knives
1282 West Creston Road
Crossville TN  38571
Phone 
931 484-0216
Web Site  www.swampfoxknives.com/
Description  Handmade knives
Type of Resource  Reenacting Resource
Primary Focus  Merchant
Nature of Group or Site  Supplies
Collection A-F  Arms

 

 

 

  TX
 
Austin
 
Texas DPS Historical Museum & Research Center
 
Address  621 West St Johns Ave
 
Austin                                          TX           78752    
 
Phone   512 459-4046
 
Web Site  http://home.flash.net/~txdpsmus/
 
Description  story of state law enforcement
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession Law Enforcement
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Collection G-M  Motorcycles
 
Collection N-Z  Uniforms
 
New or Updated:  5/10/2004

  TX

  Austin

  Texas Military Forces Museum

  2200 W 35th

  Building 6, Camp Mabry

  Austin    TX           78763    

  Phone   512 782-5659

  Web Site  www.kwanah.com/txmilmus/

  Description  from the Texas Revolution through today's State and National Guard

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:           11/17/2005

 

  Buffalo Gap

  Buffalo Gap Historic Village

  Box 818

  Buffalo Gap  TX  79508    

  Phone   325 572-3365  Web Site  http://www.mcwhiney.org/buffgap/bghome.html

  Description  three areas interpret 50 years of Texas history, interpreters, medical instrument collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection G-M  Maps

  Era  1875-1925

  New or Updated:   5/7/2005

  TX
 
Clifton
 
Bosque Memorial Museum
 
301 S Ave Q
 
PO Box 345
 
Clifton TX  76634  
 
Phone   254 675-3845
 
Web Site  http://www.bosquemuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@bosquemuseum.org
 
Description  museum & log cabin, Indian, Firearm, Norwegian, Primitive furniture, textiles,                     early education
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Group Identity   Norwegian
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  6/1/2004

Texas
Denton
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
110 West Hickory St 1st Floor
Denton TX  76201
Phone 
940 349-2850
Alt Phone  940 349-2854
Web Site  http://www.dentonhistory.org/
Description  local history in stone courthouse; dolls, toys, thimbles, folk art pecan sculpture, more
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Courthouse
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection N-Z  Pottery

  TX

  Fort Sam Houston

  Fort Sam Houston Museum

  2250 Stanley Road Suite 36

  MAIL: MCCS-GPTMS-M, 1750 Greeley Road, Ste 2

  Fort Sam Houston  TX   78234    

  Phone   210 221-1886

  Web Site  http://ameddregiment.amedd.army.mil/fshmuse/fshmusemain.htm

  Description  history of the installation since 1845 in 10 major periods, distinguished soldiers &  units

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  Industry /Profession Infantry

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:   12/19/2005


  TX

  Kingsville

  King Ranch Museum

  405 North 6th Street

  Kingsville  TX 78363    

  Phone   361 595-1881

  Web Site  http://www.king-ranch.com/museum.htm

  E-mail  museum@king-ranch.com

  Description  history of enormous Texas ranch

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Building Type   Ranch

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Saddles

  New or Updated:    8/2/2004

Texas
Texarkana
Muzzleloader Magazine OnLine
Myrtle Springs Road
Texarkana TX  75503
Phone 
903 832-4726
Web Site  www.muzzmag.com/
Description  Magazine dedicated to muzzleloading weapons
Type of Resource  Reenacting Resource
Collection G-M  Muzzleloaders
Research/Reading  Magazine

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