Scouting and Guiding Museums
United States - Nebraska
Name Batchelder Family Scout Museum
Description The Batchelder Family Scout Museum (BFSM), founded by Anne Stuart Batchelder in 2007, has Scouting exhibits and displays, with a focus on the rich history of the Mid-America Council. The museum is located in the Durham Scout Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Learn about which camp pennant Norman Rockwell painted from our council in one of his famous paintings. See how Scouting has been a part of Eastern Nebraska, Southwest Iowa, Northwest Iowa and South Dakota for the past 90+ years. View the historic uniforms and handbooks of the past. Explore the traditions of the honor camper tribes from Camp Gifford and Camp Cedars.
Address Durham Scout Center
12401 West Maple Road
City Omaha
State/Province Nebraska
Zip/Postal 68164
Country USA
Contact Richard Clark, Museum Chairman
Phone Curator - 402.650.6720
Phone: 402.431.9BSA
Fax: 402.431.0444
Toll Free: 1.877.5BSAMAC
Fees Admission is free
Hours Open during council service center hours
Name Tri-Trails Museum of Scouting
Map Google Maps
Description Uniforms from all programs and eras along with extensive rank, CSP, insignia and OA exhibits with a large library of Boys' Life, Scouting Magazine, fiction and handbooks
Address 1721 Burlington Blvd
City North Platte
State/Province Nebraska
Zip/Postal 69101
Country USA
Contact David Britton
Phone 308-520-3197 or 308-532-0960
Fees Admission is free
Hours By appointment only

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