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Ottawa Scouting Museum

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Ottawa Scouting Museum

1100 Canal Street

Ottawa, Illinois 61350

815-431-9353 or 815-433-1361

 

(See Map and Directions below)

 

Type: Museums

Illinois Tourism District: Northern

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Description

The Ottawa Scouting Museum is located in Ottawa, Illinois. It is a privately-owned, not-for-profit organization administered and operated by volunteers. The Ottawa Scouting Museum was founded to promote and preserve the colorful and proud traditions of Boy Scouting, Girl Scouting and Camp Fire, via exhibition of the past of these organizations with memorabilia from its vast collection, and the development of a variety of educational programs for all youth. The OSM has no affiliation with local or national councils and does not receive any city tax dollars for operation. The OSM building belongs to the City of Ottawa and has been leased to The Ottawa Scouting Museum Association for 25-years.

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