Our History

Built in 1988 as part of the Robbinsdale Town Center, Bill’s Gun Shop & Range in Robbinsdale was purchased by John Monson in June of PULLQuote Range32003. With the change in ownership came a new philosophy:  clean and bright, family oriented, and price conscious. Our focus is on customer service and product knowledge with a consultative style of sale. In May of 2005, John purchased an existing indoor range facility in Circle Pines, MN, a facility that was built in 1999, and it was immediately named Bill's Gun Shop and Range North. Again, changing its focus to customer service and product knowledge with a consultative style of sale. 

In 2009, both the Robbinsdale and Circle Pines stores were awarded the National Shooting Sports Foundation coveted 5 STAR Range rating. The highest rating available in the industry, and at that time only held by 21 other facilities in the United States.

In 2010Bill's Gun Shop & Range was nominated in the top five ranges in the nation.

In 2011 , Bill's Gun Shop & Range was named Range of the year by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. 

Our growing company opened its third location December 1, 2012 in Hudson, WI.   In August of 2013 Bill's Gun Shop & Range in Hudson was given a 5 Star Ratings by the National Shooting Sports Foundation  The company opened its fourth location December 2015 in Fargo, ND. In order to keep up with the demand for firearms between the border of North Dakota and Minnesota, Bill's opened its fifth location January, 2016 in Moorhead, MN. Bill's opened it's sixth location in the Brainerd Lakes area(Baxter, MN) January, 2017.

   We focus on education, safety, and the expansion of shooting sports.   We have the largest selection of handguns in the midwest, and our sales staff will fit you to the right firearm.  Our certified instructors teach over a dozen gun safety, conceal & carry, and tactical courses at every location.  We have over 94 indoor lanes in 6 locations, open 9am to 9pm, 7 days a week.   Get to know The Bill's Gun Shop and Range family;  meet our team and instructors!