Lefaucheux Revolver

About Us

About The Museum

The Lefaucheux Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the remarkable legacy of the Lefaucheux family of France, renowned gunsmiths and inventors who revolutionized firearm engineering and design in the 19th century.

Our museum celebrates the creativity, artistry, and pioneering spirit of the Lefaucheux family through extensive archives and digital collections that bring history to life. Interactive exhibits allow visitors to explore and understand Lefaucheux innovations like the pinfire cartridge system that paved the way for modern ammunition. We aim to educate people on the lasting impact of Lefaucheux firearms and their transformative role in the evolution of shooting mechanisms and sporting guns.

Join us on a journey through the fascinating world of Lefaucheux firearms – where precision, vision, and ingenuity intersect!

Le Musée Lefaucheux

About our Nonprofit

The Lefaucheux Museum is a nonprofit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) designation. We are committed to educating people about the rich history and heritage of the Lefaucheux family of gunmakers. We work to preserve artifacts and documents that showcase their contributions to firearm engineering and design.

Our foundation has several key initiatives:

  • Supporting historical research and exploration of the Lefaucheux legacy
  • Developing and facilitating educational programs to promote understanding of Lefaucheux innovations
  • Conserving and restoring important Lefaucheux firearms and prototypes for future generations
  • Providing public access to the artifacts and records of this pioneering gunsmithing family

We invite all to join our cause in promoting this unique history that intertwines art, mechanics, and visionary thinking! Support our work through memberships, donations, event participation, and volunteering.

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Your support enables us to maintain and expand our collection, develop educational programs, and preserve the history of Lefaucheux for posterity.