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Rock Island Arsenal Museum

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Rock Island Arsenal Museum

Rock Island, Illinois 61299

(309) 782-5021

 

(See Map and Directions below)

 

Type: Museums

Illinois Tourism District: Western

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As the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the western world, the Rock Island Arsenal [RIA] provides manufacturing, logistics, and base support services for the Armed Forces. The Arsenal is an active U.S. Army factory, which manufactures ordnance and equipment for the Armed Forces. Some of the Arsenal's most successful manufactured products include the M198 and M119 Towed Howitzers, and the M1A1 Gun Mount.

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