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National Scouting Museum

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Address: 1329 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, TX 75038
Phone Number: 972-580-2100
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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If into scouting you will enjoy it.

One of the best free things to do indoors if you like scouting. Very educational and enjoyable. Norman Rockwell would be proud as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Pueblo, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I was excited to come here with my husband, a former boy scout. As a former girl scout, I am no stranger to scouting. We visited on a Monday for free. Everybody was very nice. I think the layout of the museum was well done and illustrated scouting through history. There were several interactive exhibits including a small "shooting" range.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

One of the best free things to do indoors if you like scouting. Very educational and enjoyable. Norman Rockwell would be proud as well.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

As a Boy Scout i find it fascinating all the things i didn't know until i went to the museum. They have done a wonderful job of all the displays and information. If you have a kid that is a scout, it will definitely inspire him. Take your time as there is a lot to see.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This museum brought back many fond memories of my days in scouting. Quite large, the displays do a good job explaining the origins of scouting in the USA. Plenty to look at including a Norman Rockwell art exhibit. If you are (or were) a scout, this is a must see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Wonderful Normal Rockwell exhibit. Interactive Scout craft exhibits. History of BSA told in a very positive light. Good visit for anyone interested in BSA.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This museum is so special and very hands on! Easy access and no crowds so you can take your time and truly enjoy great exhibits.

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a great museum dedicated to Boy Scouts. It's a lot of fun for anyone involved in Scouting, whether a scout themselves or someone who knows a scout. There is a lot of great information about the history of scouting, the diversity of merit badges, and some of the most common scout activities. There are some cool interactive exhibits... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

As a past Boy Scout and Scout Leader, I have looked forward to visiting the museum for some time. This is an excellent museum displaying the legacy of Scouting. I really enjoyed the Rockwell Gallery and was surprised and delighted at all the interactive exhibits for boys of all ages. It is a large museum with a friendly, helpful staff... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a neat little place to kill a couple hours in the Irving area, especially if you are or were a Boy Scout. Non-boy scouts (or non-boy scouting families) may find it a bit boring/drawn out, but for those who went through Boy Scouts, the history and old equipment is quite intriguing.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Took our 83 year old eagle scout and he raved about it. The Norman Rockwell were quite impressive. Well organized and a great history of scouting.

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Additional Information about National Scouting Museum

Address: 1329 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, TX 75038
Phone Number: 972-580-2100
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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