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Carrousel Museum Introduces Program for Cub Scouts
Carrousel Museum Introduces Program for Cub Scouts

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is excited to offer a special morning of activities just for Cub Scouts. Scouts will be able to tour the museum’s displays of historic carrousel animals, talk with woodcarvers at work, and see demonstrations of how band organ music is produced. Participants will do more than just watch though, as they practice these skills with activities such as soap carving, making a simple pipe instrument, decorating a carrousel horse, and more.

Cub Scout Day will be held Saturday, September 21 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (check-in at 9:45am). Activities are designed for elementary-aged children and are linked to the NYS curriculum. Scouts will earn an art belt loop and pin by taking part in this program. This is a full uniform event.

Cost for this program is just $10 per scout; adult leaders are free. Siblings and other guests pay regular museum admission at the door of $6 adults; $5 seniors; $3 children ages 2 – 16; under 2 free. Space is limited to 40 participants, and advance registration and payment are required by Tuesday, September 17. Register through the Boy Scouts of America Greater Niagara Frontier Council at www.wnyscouting.org.

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is housed in the historic Allan Herschell Company Factory building at 180 Thompson Street, North Tonawanda. For directions and further information about special events, programs, or group tours, visit our web site: www.carrouselmuseum.org or contact us at 716-693-1885 or info@carrouselmuseum.org

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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