Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum

1100 Canal St.
Ottawa, IL 61350- Map It
(815) 431-9353

AAA Editor Notes

Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum is s. on SR 23, then just w. on Washington St. to jct. Canal St. Dedicated to the history of scouting in America, the museum displays uniforms, badges, canteens, compasses, a mock campsite and historic photographs. An exhibit is devoted to Robert Baden-Powell who was credited as the founder of scouting. Displays about the history of Ottawa also are presented. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$3; $2 (ages 0-17).
Hours: Thurs.-Mon. 10-4. Closed major holidays.