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.

Support the Museum

Brig. Gen. James M. Stewart by U.S. Air Force

The history of the Boy Scouts of America is the story of millions of volunteers, members, alumni, and supporters who have contributed their time and talents for the betterment of America's children. Through their support, they have helped shape the lives of more than 110 million people since 1910.

Help the museum tell the Scouting story to future generations.


Become a Benefactor

Through contributions & other means of support, our benefactors make it possible for us to collect and preserve Scouting's history.

Become a Member

Whether you are a former Scout or just someone who appreciates Scouting, you are invited to join a select group of individuals who make up the National Scouting Museum Membership Society.

Donate to our Collections

We will be excited to talk with you about any items you might be interested in donating Scouting artifacts, memorabilia, or artwork to the museum.