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Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center

15349 39th Lane NW, Williston, ND 58801
701-572-9034
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Williston
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Owner description: This center tells the story of the confluence of these two rivers.
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Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Owner description: This center tells the story of the confluence of these two rivers.
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Williston, North Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This spot gives you a great view of the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers, a key spot in early history. Lots of interesting displays concerning Lewis & Clark and the early forts built in this important historic spot.

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Sabin, Minnesota, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Not much happening here in November. Although it was open, most of the exhibits were shut down for the season. Nice gift shop.

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Williston, North Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

have been there several times and enjoy it more each time, scenery is totally awesome well priced extremely close to williston

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Seattle, Washington
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69 reviews 69 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As part of following William Clark's journey down the Yellowstone River we planned to get as close to where it joins the Missouri as that is where he planned to rejoin Meriwether Lewis on their return trip east in 1806. We were very surprised and pleased to discover this wonderful museum as we followed road maps to as close to... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Excellent state run site. Very friendly & knowledgeable staff. Admission includes Fort Buford State Historic Site which in a 5 minute drive away. Two sites for one fee, great value

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Williston, North Dakota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is a beautiful building with a wonderful view of the meeting of the two rivers. It is not a large museum, but the exhibits are interesting and there is a very nice gift shop. If there are not too many people in the building, I love to stand in the center of the room and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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116 reviews 116 reviews
97 attraction reviews
442 helpful votes 442 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were following the Lewis and Clark trail and stopped here to view the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers. A short walk from the center took us to an overlook from which we could see the rivers merging. Photographers: a zoom lens works really well here since there are interesting features near and far.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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413 reviews 413 reviews
79 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you're from outside the area, this is a well designed and attractive center that offers a wealth of information about the local flora and fauna. If you have just moved to the area or are passing through at just the right moment, they also offer concerts and a host of other entertaining activities. The people working there are very... More 

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Williston, North Dakota
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136 reviews 136 reviews
40 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This was a great place to stop and brouse the musium. It has a lot of interesting artifacts and the staff are helpful. It is worth the trip to see it. i think its like 5.00 to get in. not a bad price. and you see the other attractions also.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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260 reviews 260 reviews
69 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

There are two galleries. The one tells about local history and the other is an art gallery from a local artist. Neither one takes a lot of time to go through but worth it. Make sure you step outside to see the two rivers and birds. The gift shop is nice and reasonably priced.

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