Three Harbors Council, Scout Heritage Museum
The Three Harbors Council's Milwaukee office is the home of the Scout Heritage Museum. The museum was organized in July of 1975 with a mission to collect, repair, preserve, and prepare for exhibit Scouting items of historical value and interest. Today, the museum houses items from both the Three Harbors legacy councils in one of the finest collections of historic Scouting memorabilia in the United States.
Current Exhibit Update
Both the 75th and 100th BSA Anniversary 22 caliber Scout rifles in updated custom cases are now on distplay. An original Tiger Cub t-shirt is now a part of the historic uniform exhibit. A display of legacy OA Mascoutens Lodge material is on loan and will soon join the museum's displays. Cub Scout pinewood derby cars are featured in the museum's rotating display case.
A new display showcases the special 100th Anniversary of Scouting Lionel Train set.
The Scout Heritage Museum invites you to the 37th Annual Trade-O-Ree, November 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Milwaukee Scout Service Center, 330 S. 84th Street, Milwaukee. This event makes a great field trip for packs and troops. See thousands of Scout memorabilia, artifacts and collector items. Admission is FREE!
The Scout Heritage Museum is managed and staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers who can provide you and your unit with a guided tour, as well as answer your questions if you just want to stop in for a few minutes during your visit to the Milwaukee Scout Service Center or the National Scout Shop. Posted museum hours are Noon-4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m.-Noon on Saturday. Closed on Saturdays from June through August. Since volunteers staff the museum it is best to call ahead. Please contact Marianne Fisher Monday-Friday between 8:15am and 4:30pm at 414-443-2870 or Marianne.Fisher@Scouting.org Tours are free
Museum Committee Membership
If you have an interest and want to learn about joining the Museum's volunteer team, please contact Marianne Fisher at 414-443-2870 or Marianne.Fisher@Scouting.org