Gun Running at NRA's National Firearms Museum

Ever hugged a gun? The NRA's National Firearms Museum daily hosts visitors that get within close range of cannon, machine guns, rifles, pistols, and shotguns, but not like you'll be able to enjoy at this event.

Fairfax, Virginia

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Take a special behind-the-scenes tour at the NRA's National Firearms Museum, in Fairfax, Virginia where thousands of historic and unusual firearms are waiting. Led by experienced museum curators, these unique tours will take visitors behind the exhibits into areas where visitors normally don't tread. A hands-on session with historic guns will allow participants to handle famous guns from the California Gold Rush through World War II and there's always a secret surprise! Space is limited.


09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Attendance limit

Hosted by

Doug Wicklund


National Firearms Museum
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, Virginia, 22030, USA

Special instructions

All participants must be over 18. Ten participants for each tour maximum and only two tours will be offered. First tour at 9am and the second tour at 1pm. Photography will be allowed in certain areas.