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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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Address: 4201 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
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+1 406-727-8733
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Located on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River in Giant Springs Heritage...

Located on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River in Giant Springs Heritage State Park, this visitors center provides information and exhibits about Lewis and Clark's famous journey and the historical significance of the United States' westward expansion.

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Really informative and fun!

Learned a lot about the whole expedition and enjoyed how nice, modern and well laid out the museum was. Even found out how hard they had to pull the boats when there was no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned a lot about the whole expedition and enjoyed how nice, modern and well laid out the museum was. Even found out how hard they had to pull the boats when there was no river...hard!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place I learned so much. Good artifacts and story. The staff were so friendly and helpful. And the Newfoundland dog Buddy was a sweetie. Lots to see and stories via theater as well.

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Great Falls, MT, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Interpretive Center is very educational and well done for all the displays and learning sites. The presentation programs are very worthwhile and the entrance cost is very reasonable.

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Vaughn, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

For a history buff, this is an excellent site to see, hear, and absorb. The exhibits are exceedingly well done. The personnel are well versed and helpful. I have not spoken to any who did not enjoy their visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

you can get all sorts of free info and maps at the tourist info center, its a good place to stop as soon as you arrive

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you love history and especially the travels and tales of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, you will love the L&C Interpretive Center. It's two stories of fascinating information about the life and times of both the leaders of the expedition as well as the Natives they encountered along the way. Don't miss the breathtaking diarama of the forage over... More 

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Spring Hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stopped in and had a great lesson in history. Learn all about Lewis and Clark's trek across this great nation. Who they dealt with and how they survived. See replicas of boats, huts, and equipment that they used during their travels. You can view several movies showing their travels. Great place to learn about Lewis and Clark. The staff is... More 

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Hayden, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were in town for a short time and made a point to check out the center. Staff was very nice, helpful and fun to talk too. We were not able to spend a lot of time but went through the center quickly and it was done very well and very infomative. If we had more time there were presentations... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great stop for families and anyone in general. Very nice museum with extensive information about the Lewis and Clark Exhibition.

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Great Falls, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The interpretive center holds a good deal of historical information, yet I found myself walking through fairly quickly and having to wait over an hour for the others I was with to get through. I found it hard to read information without an employee coming up behind me and reciting it for me. If you are joining others in this... More 

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