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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

4201 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405-0913
+1 406-727-8733
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Preservation of history and the expedition of Lewis& Clarke

This museum / interpretive centre for the Lewis and Clarke expedition is very well done and a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lindsay A
Sydney, Australia
Oct 2017 trip

This was one of the better museum/interpretive centers we visited on our trip. It was well laid... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jon H
Columbus, Ohio
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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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4201 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405-0913
+1 406-727-8733
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum / interpretive centre for the Lewis and Clarke expedition is very well done and a credit to all that have been and are now involved. Our volunteer guide was Larry, and he explained everything with some much enthusiasm and knowledge, there was wasn't...More

Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of the better museum/interpretive centers we visited on our trip. It was well laid out. The staff was excellent and knowledgeable. This is a must see for history buffs.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Driving from Glacier to Billings we needed a break. Who knew that Great Falls is the center of the US ICBM program. And this. As a California native I didn't have an appreciation for The Louisiana Purchase but I do now. This center includes a...More

Thank Bea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were able to get in for free with friends that had a senior national park pass. Bonus!! We watched two great movies about Lewis and Clark. The interpretive center in the basement walked you through from the beginning of their journey to the end....More

Thank kta99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the best interpretive center around - very informative, interesting, and entertaining for both adults and children. .

Thank Barry E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some friends we were visiting took us here. It is a beautiful place and very informative. Nice museum with plenty of exhibits that follows Lewis and Clark's travels from beginning to end. A short movie was available as well as a gift shop. Great views...More

Thank Papalr1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative Visitors Center with wonderful exhibits. Friendly and helpful staff. On the banks of the Missouri River the exterior views are great also. Worth the stop!

Thank CTK6955
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The two hour cavern tour was well worth seeing. Some pretty steep climbs both on the way up and within the cave. Would not recommend the tour to anyone who has mobility issues. The guide was very informative.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this center. The movie and exhibits were very informative. Staff was very helpful. Would recommend.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a view, great staff that were extremely helpful. Told us about the different wildlife in the area and also about the landscape.

1  Thank Nancy H
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Campbell F
30 November 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
That, i do not know. My golden age passport from the NPS got me and the mrs. in, though.
19 April 2015|
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Response from Judith M | Reviewed this property |
Fees Daily Admission Fees: Adults (16 and older): $8.00/person Children (15 and younger): Free! Federal Interagency Annual, Senior, Access, and Military passes are accepted. The information above was copied off their... More