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Scouting museums

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Throughout the world there are many museums related to Scouting dedicated to preserving, communicating, and exhibiting the heritage of the Scouting movement for purposes of study, education, and enjoyment of society.


  • Baden-Powell museum - Nyeri, Kenya, near Mount Kenya. Baden-Powell's Paxtu cottage, now a small museum, stands on the grounds of the Outspan Hotel. For years it served as a WAGGGS World Center.



Statue of Baden-Powell, in front of Baden-Powell House in London.


  • Scouts en Gidsen Museum / Musée du Scoutisme et Guidisme, Louvain [1]
  • Centre Historique Belge du Scoutisme / Belgische Historische Centrum voor Scoutisme, Brussels [2]

The Netherlands

  • Dutch National Scouting Museum, Baarn [3]
  • Scouting Museum, The Hague [4]
  • Scout Museum, Rotterdam [5]


  • Muzeum Harcerstwa (Polish Scouting Museum), Warsaw [6]
  • Muzeum Harcerskie im. Olgi i Andrzeja Małkowskich (Olga & Andrzej Małkowski Scouting Museum), Zakopane
  • Scouting Museum, Radom


United Kingdom

North America

United States

Virtual Museums



New Zealand

  • National Scout Museum, Kaiapoi, New Zealand

South America

See also

External links