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What documentation do i need to shoot?

Anyone who wants to experience Machine Gun America MUST have an original valid government issued ID (Passport, Driver’s License, etc.). Copies of Passports or Drivers licenses are not acceptable.

I have never shot before, which Machine Gun Experience should I choose?

Any Machine Gun Experience is acceptable for a beginner or expert shooter. You do not need shooting experience since our Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be with you at all times providing instruction.

I have never shot a gun before. Does that matter?

No, it does not matter. Our instructors provide one-on-one instruction and can adapt to all levels of experience. We also create a comfortable environment that is perfect for first timer shooters.

Can I select the Cadet Package if I am older than twelve (12) years old?

The Cadet Package is only for 10 to 12 year olds so older customers cannot select this package. 

What is a “round?”

A round is a bullet. When we refer to “25 rounds,” it is the same as 25 bullets.

Who is Eligible to shoot at Machine Gun America ?

In compliance with US Federal law only International Tourists visiting the US under the Visa Waiver Program may shoot at Machine Gun America WITHOUT a Hunting License. If your country is not listed, please see below for Instructions on obtaining a Hunting License.

Permitted tourist must be from one of the following countries:

  • United Kingdom
  • Andorra
  • Finland
  • Iceland
  • Liechtenstein
  • Monaco
  • San Marino
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Sweden
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Portugal
  • Denmark
  • Lithuania
  • Greece
  • Malta
  • Norway
  • Hungary
  • Latvia
  • Estonia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Czech Republic
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Brunei
North America:
  • Canada
  • Bermuda
South America:
  • Chile
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

In addition to being from one of these countries, you must also be visiting using the Visa Waiver Program.

If you are here under the Visa Waiver Program we look forward to having you at Machine Gun America.

If you are visiting from any other country, unfortunately it is illegal for you to shoot at Machine Gun America WITHOUT A VALID HUNTING PERMIT. US Federal Law does not allow anyone visiting on a non-immigrant visa to posses firearms or ammunition without a valid hunting permit.

18 US Code 922 – Unlawful Acts
(d) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any firearm or
ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person—
(5) who, being an alien—(B) except as provided in subsection (y)(2), has been admitted to the United States under
a non immigrant visa (as that term is defined in section 101(a)
(26) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(26)));
(y) Provisions Relating to Aliens Admitted Under Non immigrant Visas.—
(2) Exceptions.— Subsections (d)(5)(B), (g)(5)(B), and (s)(3)(B)(v)(II) do not apply to any \ alien who has been law
fully admitted to the United States under a non immigrant visa, if that alien is—(A) admitted to the United States
for lawful hunting or sporting purposes or is in possession of a hunting license or permit lawfully issued in the United States; Penalties for violations of this law are 5 to 10 years in federal prison per occurrence.

If you are here from a country other than one listed above, you MUST have a valid hunting permit before you come to Machine Gun America. Please visit the link below obtain a valid hunting permit online:

Click Here to Apply for Your Hunting License

If you are unable to print a copy of your Hunting License, please email a copy to on the day of your visit.

What are the age restrictions?

  • Minimum age allowed on the range is 10 years old.
  • Guests over 18 years of age must provide Valid ID for age verification
  • Guests 13-17 years of age must be accompanied by an age verified legal parental guardian to enjoy our experiences
  • Guests must be a minimum of 16 years of age to use firearms in their automatic setting
  • Guests 10-12 are able to participate in our Cadet Experience ONLY

Click Here to Learn More About Our Cadet Experience

Will I Need to Sign A Waiver of Liability?

All Guests that enter our live fire ranges MUST sign a Waiver of Liability before entering. Guests are not required to sign a Waiver of Liability for our Simulation Experiences.

What Health Restrictions That Will Prevent Me From Shooting?

Drugs and Alcohol:

Before entering the MGA facility, please ensure that no one in your party is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Any guests suspected to be under the influence would not be allowed to handle a firearm or go into the range.

Pregnant or Nursing:

As a safety precaution, MGA recommends women who are pregnant or nursing not enter the range.

Wheelchair Access:

Machine Gun America provides wheelchair access at the range.

Can I Shoot By Myself In The Range?

No, a Range Safety Officer (RSO) is present with you at all times. Each guest is assigned a RSO with a US military background that has been independently certified to provide range instruction. Your RSO will will provide a safety briefing to include proper stance and positioning, proper handling and all other range rules that are STRICTLY enforced.

What’s Included in the Price of Each Experience?

Machine Gun America prices are all inclusive. Weapons instruction, ammunition, eye/ear protection, range fees and a standard silhouette target are included with each experience.

Can Two (2) People Share An Experience?


Does Machine Gun America Offer A Military/LEO Discount?

Yes, We offer a 25% Military Discount to Active & Retired United States Military/Current or Retired Law Enforcement Officers (LEO).  Proper Identification Required

What Forms of Payment Do You Accept?

Machine Gun America accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, America Express, Travelers Cheques as well as US Legal Tender for payment. Unfortunately we do not accept personal checks

Can I Bring My Own Weapons to Machine Gun America?

No, Machine Gun America does not allow privately owned weapons or ammunition on our range. Many of our guests have never seen a real firearm before entering Machine Gun America, let alone shoot one. Safety is our primary concern and every firearm in the range must be under OUR strict control.

Can I Take Photos While At Machine Gun America?

Yes! Take all the photos and video you want and use the hashtag #MachineGunAmerica when you share them on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram .

Can I come to your range to shoot after having a few drinks at a bar?

No. We will have a zero tolerance policy  for anyone coming to the range after using drugs or alcohol.



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