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Lewis & Clark Center

Address: 701 Riverside Drive, Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone Number: 636-947-3199
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Type: Museums
Owner description: A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Owner description: A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
18 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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St. Charles, MO
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I took my relatives to the Lewis and Clark center and they really enjoyed it. It's educational and fun place to visit. We even enjoyed just being out on the deck. The ladies working in the gift shop were so personable too. There is a movie describing the Lewis and Clark trip that was good. They offer a AAA discount.

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Carol Stream
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Lewis and Clark Expedition was brought to life in this wonderful little museum and nature center. The artifacts, replicas and historical documents were all so interesting. We enjoyed the grounds as well.

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Renton, Washington
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144 reviews 144 reviews
31 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center (with full sized replicas of the river craft used!) was across the street so we visited it. Those boats were actually sailed up the River during the Bicentennial celebration. A great museum!! Of course! We love Lewis and Clark anyway (being from the Northwest and have visited Ft Clatsop ) So it... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Small museum but very well laid out. We enjoyed the animal scavenger hunt and the boys received a Lewis and Clark penny for completing the paper. After looking at the garden outside we walked on a nice trail and were able to get great views of the river.

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St Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stopped here with the grandkids to entertain them on a cloudy afternoon. Small fee to go in & look around but staff made it fun for the kids by having them scavenger hunt for animals on display. Interesting exhibits but doesn't take too long. The boys (aged 7) had a good time looking for animals to cross off their... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Fun & educational place to take the kids for a hands on experience of what it was like in Lewis & Clark's day. Combine this with lunch on the landing/Main Street or another St. Charles outing because it won't fill your day.

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