Archive for national firearms museum

Mayflower Wheellock Carbine

This wheellock carbine, on display at the National Firearms Museum, was owned by John Alden, one of the Pilgrim leaders of Plymounth Colony.

April 14, 2014

Which Came First? The Side-by-Side or Over/Under Shotgun?

Yes, Napoleon's bejeweled side-by-side is older than your grandpappy's Browning Superposed, but that doesn't mean side-by-sides out-date over/unders. Or does it?

August 05, 2013

Aaron Lewis - "Grandaddy's Gun"

Aaron Lewis - "Grandaddy's Gun"

October 17, 2012

DuBiel Rifles Donated to National Firearms Museum

Dr. John Tyson has donated nine rifles to the National Firearms Museum at NRA Headquarters.

May 09, 2012

Petersen Family Completes Firearm Donation to NRA

The Petersen Foundation has presented the NRA National Firearms Museum with the largest firearm donation in the museum's history.

March 28, 2012

Roosevelt Collection at National Firearms Museum

The National Firearms Museum will be the temporary home for a number of items from Roosevelt's private collection.

March 01, 2012

Book Review: The Illustrated History of Firearms

The Illustrated History of Firearms is an authoritative history, matchless reference and handsome showpiece for shooters, hunters and collectors.

November 09, 2011

National Firearms Museum: The Mayflower Gun

A behind-the-scenes look at a historic wheel-lock carbine that came to America on the Mayflower, courtesy of the National Firearms Museum.

October 11, 2010

Guns of the Pilgrims

Get an exclusive glimpse of the gun John Alden carried with him when the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620.

October 11, 2010