Over centuries, modern firearms gradually replaced archaic weapons, such as the rapier and the sternly worded pamphlet. Take aim with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for a concealed-weapons course for one (an $80 value)
- $75 for a concealed-weapons course for two (a $160 value)
Each person receives a handgun-safety course with range time, which together fulfill the state’s requirements to fill out an application for a license to carry. The course takes place all Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and one Saturday per month. Students should call ahead for the Saturday schedule. Though there is no age restriction to take the course, but students must be 21 to apply for the license to carry.
Ware Gun Shop
The Ware Gun Shop houses an NRA- and state-certified shooting range in its basement.
During courses, instructors supply rental firearms equipped for laser exercises or live-fire ammunition.
At a Glance
Despite its store's name, the staff at Ware Gun Shop does't just sell firearms—though it does feature a changing stock of equipment and accessories from brands such as Smith & Wesson, Ruger, Beretta, and Remington. Each week, the firearms experts—each of whom holds certification from the NRA as well as the Massachusetts State Police—conduct a safety course and explain the proper way to handle firearms.