Scouting Museums in Canada

Explore the history of Scouting

Updated January 26, 2014

Canada has several museums focused on Scouting and Guiding

Belleville Scout-Guide Museum

Sir James Whitney School, 350 Dundas Street West, Belleville, Ontario
Paul Deryaw, +1 613 966 2740
Archivist and Librarian
David Bentley, +1 613 968 7605
Guide Archivist
Betty Lalonde, +1 613 478 5231

The museum contains an extensive collection of Scout and Guide memorabilia from the Boer War to the present plus a large Scouting library. Tours are available by appointment.

Kingston Scout Museum

640 MacDonnell Street Kingston, Ontario
Bob Leggett

Niagara Scouting Museum

Currently Relocating to the Niagara Military Museum
Tony Roberts, +1 905 354 6864

The museum contains a large display of badges, uniforms, and other items including items from the 8th World Jamboree 1955 held in nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Scouts Canada National Museum

Scouts Canada National Office, 1345 Baseline Road, Ottawa, Ontario
email Scouts Canada National Museum, +1 613 224 5131 ext. 280

Exhibits include badges, photographs, paintings, equipment, books, and gifts from foreign Scout association. The focus is on the early days of Scouting in Canada and the United Kingdom.