Then please visit our Museum!
The museum is situated on the fourth floor of an old large house at the Heemraadssingel 129 in Rotterdam. Because there is no elevator in the house, we have to disappoint disabled people and people in a wheelchair.
For more information or making an appointment
+31 186 601772
Tel. +31 10 4256099
You also can send email. Please use the following
purpose of the museum.
Scoutingmuseum "De Ducdalf" has the objective to preserve the history of Scouting for posterity. The museum enables members of Scouting to get knowledge of the history of Scouting. For outsiders we try to give an objective view of the history of the Scouting Movement in The Netherlands.
What has the museum to offer.
The museum shows the history of Scouting by means of old uniforms, badges, photographs, etc. We also have an extended library of more than 1500 books and booklets about Scouting and an very large collection of Scouting magazines. Do you want to see what kind of uniform the Dutch scouts used to wear and what kind of badges they had? Did you join a Worldjamboree or do you like to see how your parents or grandparents experienced that, please visit us.
By means of film- and video-recordings you can see how the different Worldjamborees were experienced throughout the years. An extensive collection of different accessories like logbooks, camp newspapers, brochures, badges etc. of different Worldjamborees gives an example of the ambience.
The museum has an unique video-tape of an Hungarian film about the 4th Worldjamboree in
The museum has an extensive archive about groups and activtities in the formal region of
The museum has also useful information about nearly every group which has ever existed or still exists in and around
museum is always interested in "old" Dutch Scouting items.
Are you considering throwing your old stuff away, please contact us.