Due to public health concerns from coronavirus, our museum will be closed to the public until further notice.
Internship openings for Spring 2021 are suspended due to the current public health crisis.
Introducing Minuteman Minutes: An NGEF Video Series Production
At the National Guard Memorial Museum, our artifacts tell the stories of America’s citizen-soldiers. Museum Director Anne Armstrong shares some of these artifacts in this upcoming video series. View our most recent episode here, and stay tuned for new episodes!
Artifact of the Week
This training rifle is a plastic replica of an M4 Carbine rifle. The training rifle is actually heavier than the real rifle, which weighs slightly over six pounds. Real M4 Carbines have a RPM of 950, while this training rifle, being solid plastic, has a RPM of 0.