Lock & Load Museum
Lock & Load Museum
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Art GalleriesSpeciality MuseumsArt Museums
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Open to the public and free of charge, visitors can experience a one-of-a-kind museum and art gallery that features an educational look at the firearms of the past, present and future. In addition to exploring the museum, visitors can try the machine gun experience with many of the displayed firearms.
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  • Colin H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ask for Chandler!
    So fun! My safety instructor was Chandler and I highly recommend him. He gives clear instructions, doesn't rush you, and provides great customer service. When my gun jammed, he even added an extra magazine of ammo for free! A classy move that didn't go unnoticed.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 22 June 2023
  • Pioneer648560
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing and a Exhilarating adventure!!!!
    Love this place,Andy the owner is Top notch and very accommodating.Kevin hooked us up, thank you.Madison was an amazing instructor and guide. This was an amazing experience. My sons birthday with be forever remembered!!!!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 July 2023
  • Alejandra
    Miami, Florida23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing First Timer Experience
    This location has its own parking which for Wynwood is amazing. Went for my boyfriend’s birthday and purchased the Israel package. Our supervisor, Will, was very informative and told us some great stories. Will let my boyfriend shoot a barrett 50 cal at a coin as an extra for his birthday too! Great experience
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 July 2023
  • BurritoBomb J
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Machine Gun Experience at Lock and Load
    Came to Miami for a few days and took the opportunity to go to the range. Facilities and Museum were very cool and staff were very friendly. Big thank you to Will for his informative lessons on both firearms history and handling, especially when it came to the full auto experience. Overall, a great time and have every intention of coming back :)
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 August 2023
  • Randall D
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great time!
    I had a wonderful experience as soon as I stepped in. The girls at the counter were friendly, helpful, and knew their stuff. I gladly paid for my Express package + American sniper experience and while I was waiting (which was maybe 5mins) I got to see the exhibitions. My instructor was Will and he was phenomenal. I most definitely will return for the coin challenge. A+
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 4 August 2023
  • Thomas T
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience that is worth the money!
    Today I was at Lock&Load Miami to shoot a bunch of guns which are basically unavailable in Germany. Before I travelled to Miami I contacted the staff and got a very friendly reply which basically said: Just come in, select your guns and you are ready to go! And guess what: It was exactly like that! The friendly woman an the counter explained every step of the ordering process for a dummy like me. Then a few minutes later the shooting instructor Will introduced himself to me. After a few neccessary and very easy to understand safety instructions we put on the sagety equipment and enteres the range. He explained every gun and the background of the guns. So I shot all the famous stuff I wanted: P90, Steyr AUG, AK47, M4A2, M1 Garand and a .50 cal Barrett M95. What a great opportunity to experience these guns first hand! Only thing that I regret: I wish I had more time to spend there. Even though it‘s not cheap, it is definitivly worth the money. Thanks to Will and everyone else from the Lock & Load Crew for offering this experience!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Dragan P
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best shooting range in Miami
    Lock & Load is a great place to get some fun. We went for a birthday celebration shooting and we had amazing time with our instructor Will. The place is clean, well equipped with all different styles of weapons and it’s priced fairly. This is my second time going there and definitely not the last.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Phil P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Meanwhile at the range…
    Fantastic experience! A terrific range with excellent staff with a great knowledge base, these people really know their stuff. Everyone was very accommodating, my wife joined me on the range and although she wasn’t shooting she felt very included as the instructor took time to explain everything to her as well. This will definitely be my “must go to” the next time I’m in Miami. Many, many thanks.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 October 2023
  • Ron C
    Sydney, Canada1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must stop in Miami.
    Far exceeded my expectations. Spent a full hour with Will who was extremely knowledgeable, informative, and fully committed to giving us the best experience. All staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Highly recommend as a very unique and educational experience.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 December 2023
  • Bobby S
    Nottingham, United Kingdom34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    50th birthday celebrations with the lads.
    Went with 8 lads whilst in Miami celebrating my 50th. Brilliant experience, amazing team!. 1st time ever firing a gun. Had the black widow pack with the glock as an extra. Two of my mates had birthdays close and we got a extra added machine gun each 😁 for free. Will defo visit again when back in Miami.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 24 January 2024
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Sarah R
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Wow! We only visited the museum, but it was really well done. The museum is free so if you’re on a tight budget definitely do it. My boys loved the extensive collection of firearms, and I enjoyed learning some of the history behind them (especially reading about Cocoaine Cowboys). In addition, the artwork was wonderful and some was for purchase. There’s an area where they could get their hands on the firearms. Right in the Wynwood area, with galleries to visit. Could easily spend most of the day in the area.
Written 6 May 2024
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Yvonne
3 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
It was okay
There are some of the few things which should be better all over the museum is really beautiful and the structures are perfect
Written 19 March 2024
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Oscar de Jesús S
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Experience was great. Personnel was really helpful and very nice. It was my first experience with guns and the place felt really safe.
Written 25 February 2024
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Bruno M
Maputo, Mozambique4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
My Trainer Will G was perfect and very educated! Taught me a lot about the weapons and gave me great Hints!
Managed to hit a bulls with his assistance!
Written 27 January 2024
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Luis A
Malaga, Spain1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
It is an amazing experience, every detail is taken care. Chandler took our experience to the next level providing details and context on every gun.
Written 25 January 2024
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Bobby S
Nottingham, UK34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Went with 8 lads whilst in Miami celebrating my 50th. Brilliant experience, amazing team!. 1st time ever firing a gun. Had the black widow pack with the glock as an extra. Two of my mates had birthdays close and we got a extra added machine gun each 😁 for free. Will defo visit again when back in Miami.
Written 24 January 2024
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John c
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
What a great time we had today.

Our instructor Irving was extremely knowledgable & very helpful.

Great experience for all the family (kids are 23 & 25)
Written 16 December 2023
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Ron C
Sydney, Canada1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Far exceeded my expectations. Spent a full hour with Will who was extremely knowledgeable, informative, and fully committed to giving us the best experience. All staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Highly recommend as a very unique and educational experience.
Written 12 December 2023
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Vacation740522
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
Maison is a knowledgeable instructor, he knows the pros and cons of every gun I experienced and some techniques both WW2 and Morden time, it’s a great shooting experience under him, bravo!
Written 2 December 2023
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Fabian Z
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
It was so much fun. From the staff at the entrance to the instructor, everyone was extremely nice and competent. On the whole way home I had a smile on my face. Will definitely come back.
Written 24 November 2023
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