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“It is very unique building” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lewis & Clark Center

Lewis & Clark Center
701 Riverside Drive, Saint Charles, MO 63301
636-947-3199
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Owner description: A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.
Park Hills, Missouri, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“It is very unique building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It was a fun great gift shop, was cheaper then most, but the museum wasnt much there so we didnt see it because we didnt want to waste the 5 dollars a person for nothing. But have to walk behind, beautiful

Visited July 2013
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Hermann, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic replecation of the expedition”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This museum is a must see to immerse yourself as if you were part of the expedition. The museum is setup with replicas of the expedition in a timeline manner with many real life artifacts. There is also a movie that is narrated as entries from Lewis and Clarks journals from the expedition. The Center is located on the banks of the Missouri River. There are several man made dug out canoes on display that have been a part of the discovery expedition.

Visited July 2013
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Centralia, MO
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“We were a little disappointed.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was our first stop in Historic St. Charles. We were a little disappointed. We went up to the gift shop to see about the museum and they didn't even speak or see if we wanted to go inside. The cost was $5 for adults, I am not sure it would have been worth that anyway. But they could have said, "Hi" or "welcome", but nothing. :(

Visited July 2013
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Northern California
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Nice little museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Worth a side trip for anyone visiting this historic town. A nice little museum packed with information and staffed by enthusiastic and knowledgeable people. One of the staff we spoke with participated in a reenactment of the full journey and had lots of stories and interesting tidbits to share. Don't miss the movie describing this amazing journey and be sure to visit the full-sized replicate boats downstairs.

Visited July 2013
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st louis mo
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“SO informative!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Our family really enjoyed visiting here during Christmas. There are so many artifacts and lots of information about the Lewis and Clark expedition. The book selection is pretty extensive.

If you're a history lover, you have to check this out. I think it would be an excellent place for a field trip.. maybe for 6th grade and older? This really isn't for small children.

The museum costs a little to see everything but there's plenty to see for free.

Visited December 2012
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