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Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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Address: 100 Valmont Drive, Nebraska City, NE 68410
Phone Number: 402-874-9900
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Didn't look like a lot from outside but they did a great job. Walked in and the movie was starting, about 30 minutes with lots of details. They had some interactive exhibits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't look like a lot from outside but they did a great job. Walked in and the movie was starting, about 30 minutes with lots of details. They had some interactive exhibits that was good for both adults and kids. We spent about 90 minutes there and they even had a small scavenger hunt for kids there. Had outside activities... More 

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Thank Keith T
Deming, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have all kinds of interactive exhibits for kids and adults alike. Very informative and you want to be sure and see the movie.

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Danville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our two hour stop at the Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center. The exhibits, signage, and interactive nature of the center greatly enhances the visitor experience.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside the center is a river boat, similar to what L & C used to navigate the Missouri River. Inside the center, plenty of hands-on stations allow kids and adults to experience the animals, insects, and difficulties of the heroes' trek.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We went on a chilly and rainy day before we started back to the East Coast, but it was pretty fun. It is kind of small, but the three floors of exhibits are interesting. Our boys loved the animal displays, being able to punch their cards at every exhibit, the sound effects and the history on the walls. The ladies... More 

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Dundas, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We have stopped at many Lewis & Clark museums in our travels. This one definitely rivals the best. It is very focused on the flora & fauna they discovered & studied on their travels. Very good displays.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This place should be free. To charge admission to this worthless museum is a travesty. Nebraska should pay you to stop there. Just up the road is the amazing Bertrand Steamboat exhibit. Go there and be amazed.

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Streator, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I was there before the doors opened, but by the architecture of the building and the displays outside; very impressed! The boat and the statue next to the entrance were enticing; making a person wonder how it was like back in the day of Lewis & Clark. A hidden treasure for sure.

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Galesburg, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We've visited before by ourselves but this time we were traveling with our seven-year-old grandson. He loved this place. From steering the "real" keelboat and watching the "river," to having the grizzly appear behind the window, the exhibits were amazing. He didn't want to leave. Neither did we. We stopped again on another trip and brought our purchased Runzas to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

After spending the majority of the day at the Arbor Day Farm & Lodge, we discovered this wonderful Interpretive Center that focuses on the adventures and exploration of Lewis and Clark. It is nestled in a beautiful natural landscaped area near the Missouri River by the state line of Nebraska & Iowa in the heartland of America. We had two... More 

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