Museum Library at NRA Headquarters


NFM Library


The National Firearm Museum's Library is the only public access research facility at the NRA Headquarters building. Located on the second floor, the library is only open by advance appointment. To schedule an appointment, email

Notable for housing complete runs of American Rifleman,American HunterAmerica's First Freedom and other NRA publications as well as thousands of firearms and gun-related books and magazines.



NRA Museums Books


"Guns of the NRA: National Sporting Arms Museum" (2017) - Available online from Blue Book Publications




"Treasures of the NRA National Firearms Museum" (2013)

Treasures of NFM



"The NRA National Firearms Museum Gun Collector's Logbook" (2012)

The NRA National Firearms Museum Gun Collector's Logbook



"Illustrated History of Firearms: In Association with the National Firearms Museum" (2011)

Available online from the NRA Store

The Illustrated History of Firearms

Museum Hours and Location

National Firearms Museum

11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Telephone (703) 267-1600

Open Daily 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day
Free Admission

National Sporting Arms Museum

1935 S. Campbell Ave
Springfield, Missouri 65807
Telephone (417) 891-5346

Open Daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day
Free Admission

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