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Lewis & Clark Center

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Address: 701 Riverside Drive, Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone Number: 636-947-3199
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Description: A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.

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Treasure trove of memorabilia and publications

I enjoyed searching the books, souvenirs, and clothing offered at the center. I found some nice souvenirs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Inverness, FL
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Inverness, FL
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed searching the books, souvenirs, and clothing offered at the center. I found some nice souvenirs.

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southwest Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you re lookng authentic experienced, here it is! Very informative and educational for the the life and times of Lewis and Clark.

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Columbia, Missouri
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My 13 year old and I went to this on a cold rainy day and enjoyed it a lot. The gentleman at this desk gave her a scavenger hunt and we worked to find all of the answers. You have to be willing to read or else you will walk around and be done quickly. My daughter loves history and... More 

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Friedheim, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Stopped in with three young kids. They enjoyed the scavenger hunt, but that was about it. Not a lot to see. The workers were very nice and helpful. It's worth a stop but not a place I want to go to very often.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a very informative museum showing dioramas of the original Lewis and Clark voyage, some replica tools and camp equipment, and some very outdated and worn out taxidermy mounts. There are no artifacts from the original expedition. The museum mainly shows items (including the keel boats) from the 200th anniversary expedition that traced the route of the original Lewis... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My fiancée and I went here just to see what it was. We went in on a day when some of the people who had done the Lewis and Clark reenactment exhibition in 2006 (?) had come in, so we had a great time learning even more about what the river was like during that time, how it's changed, etc.... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lots of memorabilia. Movies- a gift shop and much more. TOok my 6&9 year old Grandsons. They LOVED it. Very educational as well as enlightening

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Fort Worth, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have done nearly the entire Lewis & Clark route, and this is a terrific museum and historical site. Done simply so children of all ages can enjoy as well as senior citizens. The statue is quite similar to one we saw further west.

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arlington MA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

There are displays. There is a video. There are life-sized models of the boats that were used in the documentary film. It is a very complete and interesting coverage of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The staff is outstanding in their knowledge and enthusiasm

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St. Charles
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lewis & Clark is located on Main Street in old town St. Charles and had been there for many years. They have a variety of food and drinks. I had a Rueben Sandwich that was absolutely delicious. It is a great place to sit and relax and have a great meal.

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