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Old 02-25-2014, 03:39 PM   #1
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Inside the Army's Secret Treasure Room

Apparently that creepy warehouse where they stashed the Ark of the Covenant at the end of the first Indiana Jones movie was based on reality:

Inside The Army's Spectacular Hidden Treasure Room
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Wow! I thought of one way they could raise money - charge big $$$ for elaborate, private tours to very small groups. I would think there would be a hundred or so wealthy people who would pay 5 figures to have an entire day there with a few friends? Or groups of 10-15 gun collectors or history buffs who would pay $1000 each for a once-in-a-lifetime tour?

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It is a fascinating collection. I'm not one of those who would pay a grand for a tour though.
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It is a fascinating collection. I'm not one of those who would pay a grand for a tour though.
Not a grand for a tour but maybe to shoot them all.
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I wonder if the aliens harvested at Roswell, NM are here.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:52 AM   #6
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Not a grand for a tour but maybe to shoot them all.
That might take a week!

I was fascinated touring the Tower of London. Yes we did the crown jewels, but that wasn't the highlight for me.

The wepons collection was amazing. Then there was the collection of torture devices.

Truly sad, parts of our history are not available for public display.

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A long time ago at Williamsburg we saw a great display of swords and blades at their "armory" that was very cool............

I lose that old military stuff.
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Not far away is another amazing firearms collection that IS open to the public.

The National Firearms Museum: Home of the NRA Gun Collection
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I do hope the museum gets built. It would be a good item for the to do list.
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