- The NRA National Firearms Museum
has certainly been a busy place as of late. In fact, just last weekend, local Boy Scouts of America Venturing Crew 1150 stopped by headquarters for the very first Night at the Museum
scheduled for 2011.
Headed by Crew Adviser Tony Moller, the Alexandria, Virginia based Crew brought in 22 youths and leaders for an evening of pizza, movies, and a tour through the National Firearms Museum. Leading the way was Senior Curator Phil Schreier – long a supporter of the Scouts (see his articles on the 100th Anniversary National Scout Jamboree at Fort AP Hill.)
"It was a great evening," said Schreier. "We even managed to wrangle a couple of Hollywood Guns movies for the Venturers to watch – even John Milius' The Wind and the Lion.
A Night at the Museum is available to all community youth groups in the Washington, DC area. Hosted by the National Firearms Museum (located on 11250 Waples Mill Road in Fairfax, Virginia), each evening includes a tour of the Museum, a firearms petting zoo, an overnight stay here at headquarters, and more. If this sounds like something your favorite youth group would enjoy, contact the NFM at 703-267-1600 and tell them you want to spend a Night at the Museum.