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J. M. Davis Arms & Historic Museum


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J. M. Davis Arms & Historic Museum The Davis Arms Museum contains the world's largest collection of guns with over 20,000 on display. It is also the home for a large collection of John Rogers statuaries, a stein collection, swords, saddles, Indian artifacts,
World War I posters, and antique musical instruments. The collection, originally located in the historic Mason Hotel, now belongs to the State of Oklahoma. Before Mr. Davis died, he stipulated that his collection must remain in his beloved city of Claremore.


Admission: Admission is by donation.
Hours: Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Address: Lynn Riggs Blvd. (Route 66) and 5th Street
Phone: 918-341-5707
Gift Shop. J.M. Davis Arms Museum

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