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Address: Intersection of US Hwy 83 and ND Hwy 200A, 2576 8th St SW, Washburn, ND 58577
Phone Number: 877-462-8535
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This site holds a lovely collection of artifacts, reproductions and prints of Native American life in the early 1800s, all housed in a very attractive setting. The displays... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Silver City, New Mexico

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Silver City, New Mexico
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This site holds a lovely collection of artifacts, reproductions and prints of Native American life in the early 1800s, all housed in a very attractive setting. The displays deserve and hour to an hour and a half to do them justice.

Thank Chaigirl100
Olympia, Washington
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This attractive facility 30-odd miles north of I-94 poses the question: is it worth the detour? Maybe not, if you are well-versed in Lewis & Clark lore. (I found very little I didn't already know.) But it's a great introduction. The examples of tools, guns and a buffalo robe from the era were interesting. Portaging the re-created canoe (chiseled from... More 

Thank bunning
Dundas, Canada
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This beautiful interpretive centre was very good. The displays depicting and telling the story of Lewis & Clark's winter at Fort Mandan were excellent. The facility also had an exhibition of artist's depictions of the area & events. Great start to our following Lewis & Clark to the Pacific

Thank OurWanderingCasa
Mt Airy NC
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251 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Fort Mandan and this Center's admission can be combined and should be. We did the Fort first and then came back to the Center. I enjoyed the "touchable" children's section as I finally stepped into a dug out canoe. Every other one I've seen says "do not touch".

Thank Gina S
Northwood, North Dakota
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

For one of party of three this was a sort of ending for a fixation on Lewis & Clark. There is a $7 admission fee which includes a conducted tour of a replica of the L & C winter fort. All well done.

Thank CabbagesandKings2014
Sun City Center, Florida
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186 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

very good short films about the Lewis and Clark expedition. also many artifacts from that time and a good souvenir shop.

Thank ninetyninevette
Dallas, Texas
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393 reviews
272 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Lewis & Clark Interpretative Center 9 - 5 pm. This state park is up the road from Fort Mandan and the fee covers both places. Go to Fort Mandan first. The Interpretative Center has art work and displays of the Corps of Discovery, the Indians, and artifacts. Very worthwhile. The special display of Karl Bodmer and George Catlin artwork is... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Stop here when visiting Fort Mandan. Helps to put the fort into historical perspective. Can see exhibits and the Fort easily in afternoon.

1 Thank Bethmaria
London, United Kingdom
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759 reviews
661 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This Interpretive Center is larger than the Visitor Center at Fort Mandan, and gives a fuller presentation of what the Lewis & Clark Expedition was all about. Single admission fee covers both this facility and Fort Mandan. Enjoy!

1 Thank etweeden
Estelline, South Dakota, United States
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Well curated exhibits, with some neat hands-on items for children (including one where they can digitally 'color' a picture related to the exhibits and print it out to keep, for a small fee). The Bodmer print collection was great to see, as it is a rare opportunity to see all of the prints together in one place. Nice observation deck.... More 

Thank NadinePS_12

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