- May 12, 2013
- Auburn, MA
Info on Spring 2020 temporary closure.
SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Springfield Armory National Historic Site (NHS) visitor center and museum will be closed to visitors February 3 through March 31, 2020. The closure will allow for the park to complete critical systems upgrades. The National Park Service has contracted the services of Gardner Construction & Industrial Services, Inc. to complete the $1.6 million project.
Park officials have determined that the Springfield Armory museum will need to be closed temporarily to conduct the work. Kelly Fellner, Superintendent of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and Coltsville National Historical Park notes “We are excited to embark on this long awaited project to upgrade the Armory infrastructure systems and ensure the ongoing protection and preservation of the building, museum, and collections.”
During the museum closure visitors will still be able to walk the historic grounds, which encompass Springfield Technical Community College (STCC). In addition, the park ranger staff is taking this opportunity to collaborate with the Springfield Museums and the Springfield Downtown Visitor Center to offer special programs about Springfield Armory. More information regarding programs and events will be posted at the website www.nps.gov/spar or at www.facebook.com/sparnhs.