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Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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Address: 100 Valmont Drive, Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone Number: 402-874-9900
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Such a wonderful exhibit for kids and adults

We've visited before by ourselves but this time we were traveling with our seven-year-old grandson. He loved this place. From steering the "real" keelboat and watching the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We've visited before by ourselves but this time we were traveling with our seven-year-old grandson. He loved this place. From steering the "real" keelboat and watching the "river," to having the grizzly appear behind the window, the exhibits were amazing. He didn't want to leave. Neither did we. We stopped again on another trip and brought our purchased Runzas to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

After spending the majority of the day at the Arbor Day Farm & Lodge, we discovered this wonderful Interpretive Center that focuses on the adventures and exploration of Lewis and Clark. It is nestled in a beautiful natural landscaped area near the Missouri River by the state line of Nebraska & Iowa in the heartland of America. We had two... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great if you are interested in Lewis and Clark's adventures. Lots of interactive stuff to keep the kids occupied while you browse about and learn some interesting stuff about their journey.

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Lyons
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a small museum. It is new and has many hands on activities for children. The gift shop is very small and very expensive. The trails are not long but quite steep. It was also very humid the day we visited. The view of the river was nice.

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Auburn, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I had been here a couple of years ago and it is a pretty nice visit. There are lots of walking trails around the building and a couple of floors in the building to see.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This place is just super if you have a couple hours to view, read and do a quick study of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Nice location, fairly new and VERY educational.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

The kids enjoyed steering the boat and all of the little interactive games through out this place. I would definitely stop back by.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We sort of stumbled on this wonderful museum by accident. Nebraska is wonderful in many ways, but one of them is that there are not signs littering the highways. The negative side of that is it is easy to miss this interesting place!! At any rate, the museum/visitor center is 3 floors, the bottom floor being specifically for children. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center was a delightful surprise and worth a stop for an hour if you are passing through Nebraska City. There was full size replicas of boats used by the Expedition,with one being interactive which was popular with kids. The Center focuses on the Missouri River part of the Expedition and does a... More 

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This Center was such a surprise. The building is superbly built and houses an interesting array of artifacts related to the Lewis and Clark expedition. This collection centered on Clark's discoveries of fauna and flora on the trip to the Pacific. We also enjoyed the views of the Missouri River from the balcony outside and from a short trail leading... More 

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