Scouting and Guiding Museums
United States - Michigan
Name E. Urner Goodman Scout Museum
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Description Collection features Chicago Area and Owassippe camp items - owned by Chicago Area Council  Owasippe Scout Reservation is home to the E. Urner Goodman Scout Museum, which is housed in the old  Blue Lake Township hall. It contains many artifacts and memorabilia from the history of Owasippe and Scouting. The museum is part of the Administration Center complex.
As of the 2008 season the museum now features a dedicated art section featuring many works of art in almost all media. This was done to allow Scouts to complete Art merit badge.
Address Owasippe Scout Reservation
Blue Lake Township
9900 Russell Road
City Twin Lake
State/Province Michigan
Zip/Postal 49457
Country USA
Contact Christian Townsend, Camping Director
Phone 312-421-880, extension 227
Fees Admission is free
Hours Weekdays in summer or by appointment
Name Meyers Scout Museum
Description Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Explorer, Brownie, Girl Scout, and Campfire Girl items.
Address 8060 Port Sheldon
City Zeeland
State/Province Michigan
Zip/Postal 49464
Country USA
Contact Al and Randall Meyers
Phone 616-875-7605
Fees Admission is free, but donations are accepted
Hours Hours are by appointment
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Name France Scout Museum
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Description Library and showcase of Scouting from 1910 to present - privately owned
Address 12417 State Road
City Nuncia
State/Province Michigan
Zip/Postal 49448
Country USA
Contact Robert or Scott France
Phone 616-842-2178 or 616-447-1996
Fees Donations accepted
Hours Admission is free
Name Thomas D. Trainor Boy Scout Museum
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Description Operated by Detroit Area Council
Address D-bar-A Scout Ranch
City Metamora
State/Province Michigan
Country USA
Hours Museum Hours are Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm.   Units wanting to visit the Museum on Friday evening, Saturday evening, or Sunday must coordinate with the Museum Guide.

Summer Camp Hours are Tuesdays & Thursdays at 8:30 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Name Washington Scouting Museum
Description The oldest uniform in the museum dates back to 1912, a Boy Scout patrol leader uniform. The oldest Girl Scout uniform dates back to 1924.

   Trail medals from trail hikes all over the United States, such as the Kettle Moraine Trail of Wisconsin and the Covered Bridge Trail of Indiana, are highlighted.

58230 Van Dyke (north of 26 Mile Road)
City Washington Township
State/Province Michigan
Zip/Postal 48094
Country USA
Contact John Dyer-Hurdon
Phone 586-677-1587
Fees Free/Donation
Hours 1 to 4 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Sundays from June to November or by appointment

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