NRA Cafe & Range at NRA Headquarters

The NRA Cafe is open to the public Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. It's located adjacent to the museum in the north tower of NRA Headquarters. Meals are served cafeteria-style; call 703-267-1699 to hear the current day's menu.

Hours of Operation
7:30-9:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


The NRA Range is located in the lower level of the NRA Headquarters tower. It is open to the public and welcomes more than 100,000 visitors annually.

Our state-of-the-art range features several enhancements, including:

Touch-Screen Target Retrieval The NRA Range is the first to utilize this cutting-edge technology that was specially designed by Eddy Esworthy, the president of TargetWorx. Esworthy is not only a renowned design engineer, he's a former USA Shooting Team member. Esworthy spent years perfecting this system, which features a touch-screen user interface and ½-inch accuracy out to any distance.

Sophisticated Air Filtration System
This advanced system uses three-tier filtration and the medical grade HEPA filters that are commonly used in operating rooms. The result is that the air goes back into the environment cleaner than it was brought it in. The technology not only meets, but exceeds, all OSHA, NIOSH and EPA standards - ensuring the NRA Range is a clean, safe place to shoot.

Hard Ceramic Flooring and Sound Deadening Wall Material
Studies have shown that the harder the floor surface is, the more shallow the angle of ricochets when a round impacts the floor. The resurface at the NRA Range has a 17,000 psi rating - which is a much harder surface than the standard 3000 psi concrete floors found in most ranges. These renovations provide for a safer range environment.

The NRA HQ Range is open six days a week. All first-time users will be required to complete a range safety test prior to shooting. This is an educational exercise, not a graded test. There is a one-time $10 processing fee for the test.

Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Hours are subject to change. Be sure to check the Range Calendar prior to your visit to ensure it will be open. For more information, call 703-267-1400.

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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