The National Scouting Museum in Irving, Texas is closing permanently at 5 PM on Sunday, September 3, 2017.
A new Scouting Museum will be opening at Philmont in May 2018. Please go to this website for more information about the new Museum.

Plan Your Visit

The National Scouting Museum will remain open for tours through Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2017.
More information about the museum relocation can be found here.

Effective Monday, May 1st, the National Scouting Museum and Museum Scout Shop will be closed every Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Museum Hours

Monday: 10 - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Wednesday: Closed
Thursday - Saturday: 10 - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.

The Museum is closed for national holidays.

Scout Shop Hours

The Scout Shop is permanently closed as of June 30th, 2017


Admission is FREE

Contact Us!

Email Us, call: 972-580-2100 or toll free: (800) 303-3047

Special Things to do at the Museum:

Field Trips, Adventures & Group Tours  | Special Events  | Workshops | Scouting Heritage Merit Badge


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