Open Daily, except Tuesdays  

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI


Scout Day: January 21, 2023

Scout Programs & Tours

​​These ongoing experiences are included in museum admission and are self-guided unless otherwise specified.

BSA: Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

Discover the past life of this National Register of Historic Places building by exploring our new Castle Curious pop-up exhibit. Scouts will learn about the museum's prior life as a Masonic Temple, look for hidden symbols, and explore the building's unique architecture. A guided tour is available upon request for an additional $1/scout.

Cub Scouts - Tigers: Collections and Hobbies Badge

Tiger Scouts can complete requirement 3a for the Collections and Hobbies badge by visiting the museum and exploring our exhibits. A guided tour of exhibits or our collections facility (Behind the Scenes Tour) is available upon request for an additional $1/scout.

Please note the museum does not provide badges.

Ongoing Experiences

All kinds of Scouts can benefit from Scout Day at the History Museum!

Schedule of Events: 

10:00 AM: Museum opens

10:30 - 11:30 AM: Magical Mystery Program

1:00 - 2:30 PM: Marble Madness

4:00 PM: Museum closes

1 Scout admission to 1 program (Magical Mystery OR Marble Madness): $9.50
Adult admission: $9.00

Pre-registration is required so we can ensure there are enough supplies for every participant.

Magical Mystery

Scouts will make a magic show invitation, learn American Sign Language and Braille, crack a secret code and then create one of their own, and participate in some science experiments to learn how magic tricks work. Tiger Scouts will complete requirements 1-4 for their Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries badge during this program.

Marble Madness

Scouts will learn about the history of marbles and some marble vocabulary, play a few marble games, make a marble maze and race track, and make a bag to hold marbles. Brownie Girl Scouts can complete steps 3 and 4 for the Making Games badge during this program. Bear Scouts can complete requirements 1-5 for their Marble Madness badge during this program.

Throughout the day, an Activity Sheet will be available to all registered Scouts. Brownies can complete steps 1 and 2 for the Making Games badge using this worksheet.

​Children must be accompanied by an adult for Scout Day. If you will not be attending with your child, please arrange for your child to attend with your group's leader.