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Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center

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7295 S Highway 94, Saint Charles, MO 63304-2203
+1 636-300-2600
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Hopefully just a bad day for the center

We stopped by this place during a day trip in the area. Lots to see and educational but there was... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Dan M
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Calgary, Canada
good place to visit especially for school children

I and my husband visited this place an April 2018. We are from Ukraine (a former Soviet Union... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Ирина З
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7295 S Highway 94, Saint Charles, MO 63304-2203
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We stopped by this place during a day trip in the area. Lots to see and educational but there was no staff to talk to or ask questions. We were left wandering around by ourselves and could not figure out where to start or what...More

1  Thank Dan M
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

I and my husband visited this place an April 2018. We are from Ukraine (a former Soviet Union country) and in our country we have a Chernobyl (a Nuclear Power Plant where a catastrophic nuclear accident occurred on 25–26th of April 1986). So we understand...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I took a trip with my mom to this interpretive center as part of a reserch project Im conductibg for a college course. As someone who now knows the ins and outs of Weldon Spring concerning their involvement in the Manhattan project and the cleanup...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

The "Interpretive Center" has only been open for a decade or so, but the degree of contamination and clean-up has been known since I moved to the area in 1970. Thank goodness that the EPA was formed and the moral compass of the country was...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

One would never guess what a hidden treasure this is! The staff are so courteous too. Amazing amount of history and education, great for a short hike and a view from the highest point in the county! I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Ok. I had been here on a geocache and it is unique, so when my middle school teacher cousin, who is from the area, asked where we should go - I actually had an answer. I thought we would see a large hill, climb it,...More

1  Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I would not go out if your way to visit this site but if you live close or are in the area it is worth spending about 30 minutes there. Its free so the price is right. At the top of the structure its about...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Eerie, worth the stop. Hard to believe the history of this place, obviously hidden and kept a secret until it was cleaned up. Now we make it a tourist attraction.

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Reviewed July 4, 2016

A former toxic waste site that was cleaned up. You can learn a little about the contamination, the clean up, and the animals that have reclaimed the area in the information center. The short walk to the top of the concrete shell provides a great...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2016

You see a hill, you want to climb it, right? That is what we did. We did not visit the actual interpretive center building as it was early in the day when we went. There is plenty of parking. There were other people there exercising...More

Thank DrifterGirlOne
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