16th Street, Murray Kentucky 42071
270-762-3383 Toll Free: 800-303-3047
Located on the campus of Murray State University, this museum celebrates and chronicles the history of the Boy Scouts from 1910 to the present. Highlights include hands-on exhibits, the Amazing Adventure indoor maze and Scouting Theater. On display is what is considered to be the largest collection of original Norman Rockwell scouting paintings, as well as other scouting memorabilia.
The National Scouting Museum is currently in the process of relocation to Irving, Texas; scheduled re-opening is set for 2002.
Other History nearby:
(Princeton) Adsmore Living History Museum
(Cadiz) Cadiz Log Cabin
(Cairo) Cairo Custom House
(Kuttawa) Davis House
(Fort Campbell) Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum
(Cairo) Fort Defiance
02/27 Coming to The Murray area
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival Mt. Juliet TN May11 Visitors will stroll from tent to tent sipping the rich heritage of Tennessee vines, savoring gourmet specialty foods, shopping for handcrafted items from local artisans, enjoying music, and attending wine & food experience seminars.
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival Henderson KY June12-15 The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival has become one of the largest free music festivals in the nation, drawing attendants from just about every state and many countries. The festival is a celebration of the life and legacy of Henderson resident and 'Father of the Blues', William Christopher Handy.