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National Scouting Museum - CLOSED

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Scout Museum Moves

I love the scout museum as we have two sons that are Eagle Scouts. I love all the original artwork... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Janet K
Irving, Texas
via mobile
Wonderful history of Scouting in a pleasant enviroment.

Unfortunately the museum has closed. I visited it several times from the year it opened till early... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Randy S
Irving, Texas
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I love the scout museum as we have two sons that are Eagle Scouts. I love all the original artwork from Norman Rockwell. However the scout museum is now moved to Cimmeron New Mexico to the Philmont High Adventure Ranch. As much as I enjoy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Janet K
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Unfortunately the museum has closed. I visited it several times from the year it opened till early this year when it closed. There were displays of historical uniforms and badges of scouts. The story of the beginning of Scouting was told in film at a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Randy S
Reviewed October 22, 2017

As a scouting family with 2 Eagle Scouts and 2 Girl Scouts, this museum was awesome! Especially the Norman Rockwell exhibit!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 581cherylv
Reviewed July 11, 2017

If you were ever a Scout you should visit it before it closes and moves. They have exhibits that take you back to your scouting days. Take a tour as it will not be here long.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kennyraybob
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Made a trip to the Dallas area because this museum is/was closing after Labor Day weekend 2017. Last visit here was in 2003. I remembered it great. It was located next to the Boy Scout headquarters in an industrial park. Nice Norman Rockwell/Joseph Csatari gallery....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Lentara71
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Having 3 Eagle Scouts, this was a real treat. The interactive museum was enjoyable for all (although cub scouts would find it more their style). Good history lesson of this amazing organization. FYI - IT IS RELOCATING TO NEW MEXICO JUNE 2017.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bunchajustines
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Was really impressed with this museum. Heard, unfortunately, that it's relocating. Excellent exhibits and some great hands on stuff for kids (especially boys of scouting age). Nice work BSA!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mike N
Reviewed June 9, 2017

I got all the history of my sons troop for his merit badge and this place is really cool ,but sadly there moving it too new mexico, It will be helpful there i guess.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank mulderunknown1
Reviewed May 22, 2017

this was a wonderful hidden gem, that is properly advertised it would have done really well, since it is near the national HQ of the BSA. but sadly i hear it is closing soon and moving :(

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Craig B
Management response:Responded May 23, 2017

Thank you, Craig, for visiting us! We hope you enjoyed your time here and hoped you were able to take plenty of pictures!

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Easy to navigate through the museum. So much to see! I was excited to check it all out. i love the geocachng.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Cynthia S
Management response:Responded May 23, 2017

I'm so glad you were able to visit our museum and see everything! Geocaching is always fun, too!

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