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J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum

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Address: 330 N J M Davis Blvd, Claremore, OK 74017-7066
Phone Number: +1 918-341-5707
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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World's largest privately held firearms collection. More than 12,000...

World's largest privately held firearms collection. More than 12,000 firearms ranging from 1350 to today. Also, Native American Artifacts, WWI history, Cowboy saddles, spurs & brands, music boxes, musical instruments. Fun for the whole family.

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Day after thanksgiving

I took my youngest daughter with me to visit on a Friday the day after thanksgiving we spent like 2 hours there and learned and talked so much it was a really good time for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Chuck T
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Claremore, Oklahoma
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Claremore, Oklahoma
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65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my youngest daughter with me to visit on a Friday the day after thanksgiving we spent like 2 hours there and learned and talked so much it was a really good time for the both of us, I'm sure dad had a little better time but I believe the 12 year old wasn't bored and she asked a... More 

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. The Davis Museum staff tries to make the displays interesting for all ages. Please come back soon. More 

Pembroke, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit once every two years and did so again on this occasion. This is a fantastic place for gun enthusiasts and there is very little that is missing from the eclectic collection. My only criticism is that lighting is poor which can detract from the visit. Allow half a day. Staff are very friendly and full of enthusiasm. A... More 

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind remarks. We are glad you had an enjoyable visit. Please come back soon. More 

Oklahoma
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68 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is the largest private collection of firearms in the world but is also a collection of statuary, musical instruments, beer steins, saddles, Native American artifacts, WW1 posters, and so much more. There is something for everyone. Located on historic Route 66 in Claremore. Be prepared to spend some time as there is so much to view. History abounds in... More 

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank for the very kind review. We hope that you and your family can return soon. More 

Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I must admit I was not excited to visit but my friend likes guns. There was the largest collection of guns in one place I have ever experienced, but that's not all that is there. There is Indian artifacts; musical instrument collections; military collections and memorabilia; presidential memorabilia; a variety of horns, antlers and animals mounted. Everything is cataloged and... More 

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Davis Museum. Please come back. More 

Amarillo, Texas
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A very interesting museum! The amounts of guns amassed is unbelievable! An informative place to spend a few hours.

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to the Davis Museum. Please come back soon. More 

Montclair
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The museum is like Fibber McGee's closet, only neater. The Outlaws exhibit is very well done with relevant firearms and artifacts. The exhibit devoted to Mr. Davis is fine, too. But the rest of the museum is just weapon after weapon with no context. Reading the tiny cards that are essentially spec sheets rapidly becomes a MEGO experience: My Eyes... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Even if you're not a gun enthusiast this place will amaze you. The story behind the man who owned this collection, along with the stories you'll find inside and all of the interesting things located within this humongous museum will keep you combing each row to see what else is there. Plan to spend quite awhile there if you want... More 

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks about the Davis Museum. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come back soon. More 

Webster Groves, Missouri
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

The museum has an amazing collection of guns and weapons. I enjoyed the descriptions and history listed with each collection. Very well organized by time and brand. It was a bit overwhelming due to the shear number of weapons-even for gun lovers!

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to the museum. I hope you can return soon. More 

Fayetteville, Georgia
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135 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

History buffs and gun lovers need to check this place out. Very we'll organized, clean and neat. This had some saddles, b b guns, political buttons, etc. something for everyone young or older. Enjoy

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WayneMcCombs, Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us. Please come back soon. More 

Lee's Summit, Missouri
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Very interesting and informative! Make sure you have plenty of time. Very Unique room on the far right just passed the restroom. Don not want to spoil it. This Man really enjoyed collecting.

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WayneMcCombs, General Manager at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in Claremore, OK. Our staff takes pride in making your visit an enjoyable one. Please come back soon. More 

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