Scouting and Guiding Museums
   
United States - Texas
   
Name Armstrong County Museum
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Description In three adjoining downtown buildings; museum tells history of Armstrong County. Features display on Boy Scouts. Claude has one of oldest Scout Troops west of the Mississippi. Restored Gem Theater next door used for education and entertainment programs.
Address 120 N. Trice
 
 
City Claude
State/Province Texas
Zip/Postal 79019
Country USA
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Phone 806-226-2187
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Fees Admission is free
Hours Open Tues. - Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sun 1 to 5 PM
Website http://www.armstrongcountymuseum.org/ 
   
Name Fred H. Poppe Museum
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Description Collection is primarily targeted at Troop 80 and Golden Spread Council

The Fred H. Poppe Museum was formally authorized by the Eighty Scouts, Inc. in February 1998 for the purpose of collecting and preserving historical scout artifacts and memorabilia relating to troop 80 and Scouting in general.

The Fred H. Poppe Museum shall collect and preserve materials relating to the creation, growth, and history of Boy Scout Troop 80, The Golden Spread Council of Boy Scouts of America and to a limited extent the Boy Scouts of America; to preserve those materials for the future that are representative and instructive of those organizations; to archive them; to display articles of public interest; to study them and make them available to serious students for study; and to use this knowledge in support of the continuing effort of Boy Scouts of America to instill in young men and boys the values and virtues of the Scout Oath and Law.   Includes Scouting items from 40 countries, New York World's Fair, neckerchiefs, Order of the Arrow memorabilia, Scout mugs, National Jamboree items, and library
Address Jack Bryant Scout Center
1615 Bellaire Street
 
City Amarillo
State/Province Texas
Zip/Postal 79109
Country USA
Contact Walter Wofram
Phone 806-372-3449 or 806-359-1227
Email walter@wolframlaw.com
Fees Admission is free
Hours Tues 7 AM - 9 AM and by appointment
Website http://eightyscouts.org/?page_id=407
   
Name Grasse's Scout Museum and Library
Map Google Maps
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Address 1200 South Beltline
 
 
City Mesquite
State/Province Texas
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Country USA
Contact Mailing address is P.O. Box 270005, Dallas, Texas 75227
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Name Harbin Scout Museum
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Description Features a 1400 sq foot display of the history of Camp Wisdom, Circle Ten Council, local Order of the Arrow, equipment, and reference library - owned by Circle Ten Council
Address Camp Wisdom
6400 W. Red Bird Lane
 
City Dallas
State/Province Texas
Zip/Postal 75236
Country USA
Contact Bob Reitz
Phone 214-637-1480
Email curator@harbinscoutmuseum.org
Fees Admission is free
Hours Sat 8 AM - 4 PM or by appointment
Website http://www.harbinscoutmuseum.org
   
Name National Scouting Museum
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Description Official BSA Museum - history of the Boy Scouts of America
Address National Scouting Museum
Boy Scouts of America, S505
1329 West Walnut Hill Lane
City Irving
State/Province Texas
Zip/Postal 75038
Country USA
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Phone 800-303-3047 or 972-580-2100
Email nsmuseum@netbsa.org
Fees Admission fee - see website
Hours M-S: 10 AM - 5 PM and Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM, closed for holidays and first week of January each year
Website http://www.bsamuseum.org/ 
   
Name Scout Museum of Natural History
Map Google Maps 
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Address Clements Scout Reservation
 
 
City Athens
State/Province Texas
Zip/Postal 75751
Country USA
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Name Steamboat Museum
Map Google Maps
Description Includes a Scouting collection dating from 1912 to the present
Address 8727 Fannett Road
 
 
City Beaumont
State/Province Texas
Zip/Postal 77720
Country USA
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Phone 409-840-9334
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Fees Admission fee
Hours Open by appointment only
Website http://www.cliftonsteamboatmuseum.com/ 
   
Name Worth Ranch Museum
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Description Scouting items from 1910-1960, Indian artifacts, OA Display, Nature displays, farming/ranching displays, and library of older Scouting books in air conditioned, natural stone building - mailing address is 1921 Bluebird Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76111
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City Palo Pinto
State/Province Texas
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Country USA
Contact Maurice G. Lambert
Phone 817-838-8858
Email mgljcl@flash.net 
Fees Admission is free
Hours Open during Council Summer Camp and by appointment - closed on major holidays
Website http://www.worthranch.com/tour/museum.htm
   
 

 



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