Springfield Armory National Historic Site is located in Springfield, Massachusetts.  The site's museum collection has been on-line since 1997.  Here, visitors can research our museum collections and archives for information about our firearms and the history of Springfield Armory.  Please take a moment to sign our guest book.

Please use the "Rate Your Search" link on the results page, to give us feedback about how well this site serves your needs, and to send research questions directly to the museum staff.

Search Museum Collections
To search for information about particular objects, enter any keywords such as manufacturer name, model, or eminent figure, and click the "Search" button or press Enter. For example, search for Enfield to find all objects made by Enfield; search for "Jefferson Davis" AND Devisme to find the one firearm owned by Davis and manufactured by Devisme.  For more complex searches, click the "Advanced Collection Search" link.

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Search Archival Records
To search for information about historical records relating to Springfield Armory, enter any keywords into the box below.  Most helpful is to search by category of material, such as Photograph, Negative, or Document. You can also search by title or subject, such as "Machine Gun", Gage, or "Box Contents"  For more complex searches, click the "Advanced Archival Search" link.

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What’s new at Springfield Armory NHS?
Since 1997 this web site has received about 7,000 visits per year, averaging more than 5,000 unique visitors and more than 30,000 "page views" every year.  Thousands of on-line visitors have been provided access to information and images of selected objects and archival material from our extensive museum collections.  Many of you have written us, asking how you can help.

How to Continue to Support this Web Site
You can continue to support this web site by using it and by telling others about it.  We appreciate your comments and your enthusiasm.  We continue to add more information and images, but it takes time, so please be patient.

You can also support this web site through the Friends of the Springfield Armory Museum.  One of their projects is to oversee the growth of this web site and to sponsor the associated costs.   If you are inclined to support us in this way, please contact the Friends of the Springfield Armory Representative by email at charlesfitch@comcast.net.  Contact Friends of the Springfield Armory for information about becoming a member of the Friends of Springfield Armory Museum.   For questions about the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, special events, or general information, please email spar_interpretation@nps.gov.

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