Colonial Flintlock Musket Experience
You will learn not only what typical small arms of the 18th century were like, but also why they were designed the way they were, what they were capable of and what they were not capable of.
After a safety orientation, we'll walk out to our rustic shooting range where you'll get to learn the basics of how to load a colonial-style flintlock musket like the militia did over two centuries ago, then see how accurately you can fire it by shooting at a target.
Group size is limited to four.
When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
- We will provide all muskets, shooting supplies, and safety gear
We start off with an overview of colonial era firearms technology as explained by a professional historic gunsmith with 35 years experience. You'll learn about how these muskets were used in the 18th century and why.
Then after going over basic firearms safety and muzzleloader safety in particular, we'll go for a short walk out into the woods to our rustic shooting range where guests will learn to load and fire a replica 18th century flintlock musket at a target.
All supplies and safety gear are provided.
This is rural NH and you should dress for playing outside.
Class size is limited to four people who will actually shoot, non-shooting spectators are welcome.
If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.