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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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Well curated and fun!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Estelline, South Dakota, United States

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Estelline, South Dakota, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

a well organized history of the Lewis & Clark expedition, and the art work of Karl Bodmer. Also the tour of Fort Mandan.

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Hemet, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Wife want to check this out because she saw signs on road. They need better signage to drum up more travelers. Wife, adult son and I stopped at visitors center and after much debate decide to take tour. I am not much of a information sign reader but still enjoyed the stuff to see. Took the fort tour and found... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you are Lewis and Clark buff or just a casual history fan this will be an entertaining stop for you. Well done exhibits and a view that goes forever. Spend at least an hour to absorb but could take 2-3 without trying to hard. Other history sites close by can make for a full day of entertaining education.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Nice facility. Provided some nice background on ND history. Lots to read, more than I wanted to go through. Some additional interactive exhibits would have been nice.

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Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A good place to stop on the passage between Bismarck and Minot. You'll learn about some unsung heroes of westward expansion and the Lewis & Clark track. The staff is very knowledgable and incredibly willing to explain things. They have a decent collection of artifacts and replicas.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Ft. Mandan. We have a newfoundland dog so it was of great interest to us as Lewis & Clark traveled with a Newfoundland Dog. The Interpretive Center has a very nice display to walk through.

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New Orleans, LA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had stayed overnight in Washburn and were not even aware of this facility until the hotel manager mentioned it to us. This is a beautifully built facility just north of town that tells the story of the Lewis & Clark expedition from 1804-1806. For any student of early US history, this should be a stop on your travels through... More 

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Sammamish, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have seen many Lewis and Clark sites over our travels. This one is definitely our favorite. While some might complain that it is small, it is"right sized" for a wonderful day of learning and enjoying. The visit starts with a sincere welcome from the staff, always a plus. I found the exhibits laid out in an exceptionally clear manner,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Not just a roadside attraction, but one of the top museums in the country, will a world-class art collection, Lewis and Clark artifacts, amazing views of the Missouri River, gift shop, library, highly trained, knowledgable and helpful interpretive staff, and really two sites in one - for just a mile or so down the road is the actual Fort Mandan... More 

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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
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Washburn
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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