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National Scouting Museum

1329 W Walnut Hill Ln, Irving, TX 75038-3027
+1 972-580-2100
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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 4 weeks ago
Randy S
Irving, Texas
A must for scouting families!

As a scouting family with 2 Eagle Scouts and 2 Girl Scouts, this museum was awesome! Especially the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
San Antonio, United States
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1329 W Walnut Hill Ln, Irving, TX 75038-3027
+1 972-580-2100
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

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

Thank 581cherylv
Reviewed 11 July 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.

Thank Kennyraybob
Reviewed 27 June 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

1  Thank Lentara71
Reviewed 15 June 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.

Thank bunchajustines
Reviewed 12 June 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!

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 9 June 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.

Thank mulderunknown1
Reviewed 23 May 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 :(

2  Thank Craig B
Management response:Responded 23 May 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 11 April 2017

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

1  Thank sharc123
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

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

Reviewed 4 April 2017

I earned my Eagle Scout badge way back in 1981 and this was the first time I was able to visit the National Scouting Museum. I'm so glad I took the time to see it too! It was a great walk down memory lane and...More

1  Thank TravelingNudists
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

Our Philmont team looks forward to your future visit! Thank you for coming to Irving to see us before the big move!

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