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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   Virginia - Wyoming

 
  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  
 

 

 

  VA

  Danville

  AAF Tank Museum

  3401 US Highway 29

  Danville  VA   24540    

  Phone   434 836-5323

  Web Site  http://www.aaftankmuseum.com/

  Description  over 100 tanks & artillery pieces, other weapons, uniforms & helmets, toys

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  Owner/Operator:  American Armoured Foundation

  New or Updated:  12/13/2005

  Fairfax
 
National Firearms Museum
 
11250 Waples Mill Road
 
Fairfax   VA  22030    
 
Phone   703 267-1600
 
Web Site  http://nra.nationalfirearms.museum/Default.asp?Search=VA
 
E-mail  mailto:nfmstaff@nrahq.org
 
Description  American Personae, Artistry, Competitions, Economics & Commerce, more                     about arms and those who make and use them
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  National Rifle Association
 
New or Updated:   3/10/2004

  Fredericksburg
 
Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center
 
907 Princess Anne Street
 
PO Box 922
 
Fredericksburg   VA  22401    
 
Phone   540 371-3037
 
Web Site  http://www.famcc.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:famoffice@earthlink.net
 
Description  Native American cultures, American Revolution & Civil War, Civil Rights                     Movement
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:    3/15/2004

  Virginia
 
Newport News
 
Virginia War Museum
 
9285 Warwick Boulevard
 
Newport News   VA     23607
  Phone   757 247-8523
 
Web Site  http://www.warmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@warmuseum.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.military-historians.org/
 
Description  US military history from 1775-present
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Collection N-Z  Uniforms
 
Owner/Operator:  Company of Military Historians
 
New or Updated:   6/28/2004

 

 

  WA

  Port Townsend

  Coast Artillery Museum

  200 Battery Way

  Port Townsend  WA    98368    

  Phone   360 344-4454

  Web Site  http://www.fortworden.org/museums.htm

  Description  one of several museums at Fort Worden, preserves the history of coastal defense

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  Owner/Operator:  248th Coast Artillery Association

  New or Updated:  1/17/2006

  WI

  Kenosha

  Civil War Museum

  Kenosha  WI

  Phone  262 551-5801

  Web Site  http://www.kenosha.org/museum//civilwar.html

  Alt Web  http://www.discoverwisconsin.com/events/event/?uid=03efec4354c1

  Description  TO OPEN in 2008

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection  Arms

  Collection  Prints

  Era  Civil War


Saukville
Ozaukee County Pioneer Village
W63N643 Washington Avenue
mail: PO Box 206 Cedarburg 53012
Saukville WI
Phone 
262 377-4510
Web Site  http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/OCHS/PioneerVillage.htm
Description  20 buildings, log, frame & stone representing daily life, furnished with authentic artifacts
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Village
Kind of Activity  Living History
Collection A-F  Arms
Era  1840-1907
Wyoming
Cody
Buffalo Bill Historical Center
720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody WY  82414
Phone 
307 587-3243
Web Site  www.bbhc.org
Alt Web  www.truewest.com/BBHC/
Description  four museums under one roof - Buffalo Bill, Plains Indian, Cody Firearms, Whitney Gallery
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West
Collection A-F  Arms
Group Identity  Native American
Research/Reading  Library

Gillette
Campbell County Rockpile Museum
900 West 2nd Street
Gillette WY  82716
Phone 
307 682-5723
Web Site  http://www.gillettewyoming.com/rockpile/
Alt Web  http://wyshs.org/mus-rockpile.htm
Description  Campbell County history - cowboys, sheepherders
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection N-Z  Saddles

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