Gun museum draws ‘visitors from all over the world’

(Kristi Eaton) CLAREMORE — Oklahoma may have some of the quirkiest sites along Route 66 (a giant blue whale , anyone?), but it’s a museum in Claremore that may get the most attention from travelers all over the world. With 40,000 square feet of space and more than 10,000 weapons on display, the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum is the largest private gun collection on Earth. “We see visitors from all over the world,” said Wayne McCombs, the museum’s executive director. “Many times they’re here to do business with Baker Hughes or some other place, and they’ll have a break or something and come down to the gun museum.” In the summer and fall, McCombs said, the museum will host at least a half-dozen people a day traveling along Route 66. These motor tourists usually fly to Chicago and rent a muscle car to then drive from Chicago […]

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