Michael LoomesBe Prepared – The Story of Scouting Museum Trust

The museum, the very first purpose-built Scouting museum in the Country is situated at Waddecar Scout Activity Centre.

It provides over 160 square metres of display and storage space. There are over 2000 books and publications in the library including all the known reference works. Be Prepared – The Story of Scouting is an attractive, additional facility for campers and day visitors.

The building is open on Saturdays (Excluding Christmas Day) as follows:

Main Season – 10am to 4pm from the beginning of April to the end of October

Winter Season – 11am to 2pm from the beginning of November to the end of March each year


With prior notice it may be possible to arrange visits by Groups at other days and times.

On the 8th July 2006, we opened the John F Wilkinson Wing to tell the “Story of Guiding”. This purpose-built annexe includes a presentation area.

Be Prepared – The Story of Scouting Museum Trust
Registered Charity Number 1070181