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Scouting Museum and Library

40 Bodwell Rd, Manchester, NH 03109-5048
+1 603-669-8919
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Couldn't be better

If you or anyone in your family has any experience with the BSA, you must stop by to check this... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Jeff M
Monroe, New York
via mobile
Great for me

I'm a scout and it was very informative to me. I love all scouty things and thus didn't disappoint... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Ashton in Makerfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
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40 Bodwell Rd, Manchester, NH 03109-5048
+1 603-669-8919
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

If you or anyone in your family has any experience with the BSA, you must stop by to check this out. Great collection including uniforms, handbooks, gear and lots and lots of patched. A number of items that are from Baden-Powell himself as well as...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I'm a scout and it was very informative to me. I love all scouty things and thus didn't disappoint. It's a must do day out for a group of scouts. I can't wait to go to group and tell them about my scouting adventure. I...More

Thank fishmatt006
Reviewed 25 April 2016

An excellent spot for any scout. There is a clever quiz that leads the visitor through the exhibits. The guide was himself a fromer Eagle Scout and was truly able to draw on his owm experiences. One leaves with a great pride in the Scouting...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The new building location allowed a lot more items to be displayed. There was a lot of New England specific items. The scouting library has a totally amazing collection of literature.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I came across this place on TA and decided my trip would be a waste if I didn't go and visit. The door was locked when I arrived, but the director of the museum answered when I knocked. Introducing myself as an Eagle Scout and...More

Thank ffrc07
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Founded about 30 years ago by a couple of well known NH scouters; Max Silber and Lawrence Lee, this place is a scouting mecca. Their display covers all aspects of the Boy Scout movement from its' founder Lord Baden-Powell in 1910 to the program as...More

2  Thank 112bal
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Even my scouts were pleasantly surprised by this gem. We were treated to a great history of scouting via large display of scouting artifacts, including many that trace directly to Baden-Powell. Commentary provided as needed by a knowledgeable director with good humor and an understand...More

Thank RoadTripMamma
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This was the most scouting materials I have ever seen in one place. The displays were very well done, well kept and this was definitely worth the trip!!!

Thank Rhonda T
Reviewed 15 April 2013

If you are interested in Scouting at all, this is a great place to check out! They have a lot of historical items (ranging from uniforms to books to camping supplies etc).

Thank Katie0918
Reviewed 12 December 2012

There are a lot of interesting artaffacts from the begining of scouting till now. You will learn a lot about how scouting came into being.and how they learned to survive in the wilderness.

1  Thank Bernice D
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