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So much to see.

I went there on a day that they were holding a motorcycle show, which was a fundraiser for the... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
900Paula2011
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Providence, Rhode Island
Unusual

A great fort looking building that looks older than it is (built 1913). Sentry was by appointment... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
PHE22
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London, United Kingdom
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The Varnum Armory Museum includes representative examples of weaponry, uniforms and artifacts dating from colonial America and through the 20th century. Among the more unusual items: a functioning 1883 Gatling gun, a Civil War era James Conversion...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6 Main St, East Greenwich, RI 02818-3827
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+1 401-884-4110
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I went there on a day that they were holding a motorcycle show, which was a fundraiser for the Armory. There were a lot of staff there to answer questions. There were 2 main rooms to explore with so many items in them. One room...More

Thank 900Paula2011
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Called 6 times to try to book an event and never received one return phone call. Left 6 messages and was never able to have my event there. Such a bad way to represent your business.

Thank makeupladycc
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A great fort looking building that looks older than it is (built 1913). Sentry was by appointment only was only able to read its history and look externally.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great place. So much history. Lots to see. Artifacts from Revolutionary War and through to World War 2. I will need to visit again to really see it all.

Thank Dottie V
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Totally amazing collection of artifacts and weaponry from the Revolutionary War up to the Second World War .All superbly presented and displayed.It is a fascinating experience which includes a human interest element for many of the items on display .For example a jacket worn by...More

Thank celia b
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Just the most incredible few hours, I have ever spent looking a historic artifacts. A must see if you are able.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Attending a lovely wedding in this grand structure was an opportunity to enjoy oneself but also to appreciate the past. The Armory had its military purpose in the past and now stands as a grand western sentinel for the charming town's main street.

Thank DaisyDiva07
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is one of the best military arms museums around. They have many rare weapons from all United States conflicts. The only thing to keep in mind is that the museum is open by appointment only so you have to reserve your tour in advance...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

Really nice collection of military and naval artifacts from 16th century to current times. Beautiful building.

Thank cairns700
Reviewed 2 June 2015

they hold a lot of auctions in this location but it is old,but the inside has a nice old fashioned look. It is not like it is a special building exept for the fact it has seen a lot of history.If you like old you...More

Thank Barry N
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