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NRA National Sporting Arms Museum

The most comprehensive collection of sporting arms ever assembled! Exhibits feature more than 900 guns—including displays like this 21 Gun Salute to our 2nd Amendment!

Now Open


Open 7 days a week—same hours as store.

Located in Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, MO. USA.

Museum features a timeline of sporting arms from around the world dating from the 1600s to today. Guns from U.S. Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Grover Cleveland. Guns from Hollywood: John Wayne and Tom Selleck. Guns from the Era of Exploration: Lewis and Clark diorama. Famous Gun Smiths: Frank Pachmayr. U.S. Military Collection. And much more!

“The museum was quite impressive,” said Jim Downing, a member of the National Congress of Old West Shootists.
“The quality of the woodwork and the displays were also first-rate. And the firearms collections were beyond expectations. I plan to go back and spend a lot more time at each case.”

Check out the Galleries Upstairs!

  • Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Room—Guns, artifacts, photos of family and friends, and the story of Roosevelt’s indelible legacy in conservation. Even a diorama depicting Roosevelt’s African safaris.
  • Hollywood Collection—Guns used in movies by stars like Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, Johnny Depp, Tom Selleck and many more!
  • One of Kind Guns- cased exhibit of high end and engraved sporting arms dating from 1850 to 1920.

Discover Special Treasures

  • President Dwight Eisenhower’s Winchester Model 21 shotgun
  • Flintlock fowlers owned by King James and the Duke of York
  • Annie Oakley collection
  • President Grover Cleveland’s 8 ga. Colt shotgun
  • Texas Ranger Collection and guns from Old West Outlaws and Lawmen


Dioramas, artifacts and period-specific arms like those used by Meriweather Lewis and William Clark on their epic journey from Missouri to the Pacific Northwest and back!

The Hollywood Collection

Guns used by Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, Johnny Depp, Tom Selleck and other stars in movies like “True Grit” and more!