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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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900 Larsen Park Rd, Sioux City, IA 51103-4916
+1 712-224-5242
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When I went there it was free and they were nice and there was a lot of history involved and it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin A
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Park City, Illinois
Great facility and free

Best historical stop in the area - good displays including animatronic Leeis, Clark and Jefferson... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BikeHawk
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Sioux City, Iowa
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“lewis and clark” (55 reviews)
“all ages” (17 reviews)
“local area” (4 reviews)
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900 Larsen Park Rd, Sioux City, IA 51103-4916
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+1 712-224-5242
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Reviewed yesterday

When I went there it was free and they were nice and there was a lot of history involved and it was very informative.

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best historical stop in the area - good displays including animatronic Leeis, Clark and Jefferson. Very friendly staff FREE admission - next door to Iowa welcome center - clean restrooms. Free entertainment on most Sunday afternoons. Frequently has art or photography exhibits. Beautiful grounds and...More

Thank BikeHawk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in learning about the history of the Northwest Passage then this is a great stop while traveling. This center is located right off I-29 in Sioux City Iowa at a welcome center on the Missouri River. The building is easy to...More

Thank candycorn1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our grandchildren said this Interpretative Center is "interesting, interactive, and fun". We agree, The introductory film sets the stage for basic information which can be expanded by the many roles and exhibits of the Corps of Discovery. Thei children also commented "this is not a...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Missing the big picture, but a Staff member happily filled in the blanks. This was very Iowa centric, but We picked up a brochure that helped , and made for interesting travel talk.

Thank Edith E
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I have visited several L&C Interpretive Centers over the years. They have never bored me. Each center has been set up with a specific purpose: present the history of the M. Lewis, W. Clark and their expedition members, and tell the adventures of the expedition...More

Thank WStatesTraveler
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband was working in the area so my daughter and I were looking for things to do. We visited the museum and it was a pleasant surprise! Very interesting and informative museum relating to Lewis and Clark. There is a pretty nice park &...More

1  Thank Kristy F
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Very interesting history and art work. Beautiful facility on the River. Wish weather would have allowed us to walk the trails around the center. Don't miss.

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

A great collection, friendly and informed staff. Easy to get around the property and handicap access is great.

Thank Nancy W
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

I thought I already knew a lot about Lewis and Clark, but I learned a lot more at this interpretive center. It has great exhibits featuring the latest research. For instance, they stress that the expedition was military in nature, and military discipline was enforced....More

1  Thank SouthSeasAmerican
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bawilbur
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Sweetie51 | Reviewed this property |
There are not many things for toddlers. Some exhibits have "Do not touch" signs. I would think that toddlers would not do well there.
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Kristen M
February 9, 2015|
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Response from HWKFN13 | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday & Sunday Noon-5pm
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Kristen M
February 9, 2015|
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Response from iachik | Reviewed this property |
Monday Closed Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 pm Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 pm
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