By Lars Dalseide | October 2 2014 12:03

Family outing to the National Sporting Arms Museum "very well may have sent my boys in complete shock"

A look down the hall of NRA's National Sporting Arms Museum at the Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri

The prime directive of my position here is to share the stories of NRA. Not the politics but the programs. Programs like our Basic Pistol classes, National Police Shooting Championships, Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program, Bianchi Cup and more. NRA Museums fall into that category too.

Every now and then an outside source makes my job a little easier. Such is the case with The Missouri Mom. Here's an excerpt from her family's recent getaway to the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield;

Find out what the Missouri Mom had to say about her trip to the NRA Museum in Springfield ...

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