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Address: 40 Bodwell Road, Manchester, NH
Phone Number: 603-669-8919
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
fishmatt006
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Ashton in Makerfield, United Kingdom
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Ashton in Makerfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 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 love the scouting movement its in my soul as I'm Turkish with a twist of... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 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 programme. Located in an exquisite scenic area.

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Munsonville, New Hampshhire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 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.

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 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 Order of the Arrow member he gave me the full deluxe tour. The museum itself... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 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 it is currently enjoyed. There are displays of memorabilia from all decades including: the jamborees,... More 

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Greenfield, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 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 of scout-aged kids. Impressive displays that convey the breadth and depth of scouting world-wide as... More 

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 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!!!

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Derry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 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).

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 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.

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Hampton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This museum is very large and a must see for the scouting enthusiast. Large collections of every kind of memorabilia and docents that are very knowledgeable. The area where the museum is located is quite pretty, too, and worth a look.

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