As of February 27, 2017, the museum is permanently closed to the public. The university is digitizing the museum’s holdings for research and can be viewed on our Collections page.

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Roughing It: Fare of the Wilderness

This exhibition features a brief history of and memorabilia from the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America as well as a significant number of outdoor cooking implements from the museum's permanent collection. Test your "Camping IQ," or try your luck at determining edible or poisonous plants. Most importantly, learn how to cook outdoors, from using a basic open fire to a sophisticated camping stove.