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Lewis and Clark Boat House and Nature Center

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The museum contained a boatload (pun intended) of artifacts and information about the Voyage of... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Doug S
Saint Charles, Missouri
History and fun activity for kids

The boat house and boats were not really on display when we went, but the museum was a good family... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.
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1050 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3481
+1 636-947-3199
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This museum is a very good overview of the L&C expedition. The National Geographic film was great and the full scale reproduction of the keel boat used. Also Main St in St Charles is very nice and worth visiting.

Thank wagros48
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Didn't have much time when we were passing through, but it looked like a decent place to stop and relax!

Thank nathan289
Reviewed 23 September 2018

It is not only the history but the museum shows as great movie about the expedition. The amazing stamina and determination of this group that practically charted the West.

Thank Dr-Bea B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The museum contained a boatload (pun intended) of artifacts and information about the Voyage of Exploration. I would recommend it for history buffs of all ages.

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The boat house and boats were not really on display when we went, but the museum was a good family activity for learning about the early exploration of what became the American midwest. We stayed a long time, completing the scavenger hunt provided by the...More

Thank Chalkyboo
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We went to St Charles especially to visit the centre being keen on the adventures of Lewis and Clark and it didn't disappoint. Well laid out right on the river bank with the friendliest and knowledgable staff we so enjoyed our visit, especially the film...More

2  Thank 466nickyl
Reviewed 21 June 2018

These are the boats they use in recreations of L&C trek. You can see them even when the museum is closed. Nobody was working on them and you can't go in close to them, but they are still impressive. The small museum shows the National...More

2  Thank LNLew
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We really enjoyed this museum. It is not large but had a lot of interesting exhibits and a very good gift shop. The entrance fee was only $5 per person and there was free on-site parking. Recommend seeing the movie on Lewis and Clark. It...More

2  Thank MsSylviaM
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Seeing the keelboat that was used in the reenactment was interesting. The boat house is huge and they work on the boat and you can watch. Then go upstairs to the museum that is great for kids. Things are scaled down for them. There was...More

2  Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is a neat addition to your tour of Main Street in St. Charles. No need to return. There's a bit of history and a nice view of the Missouri River.

Thank NDeniseS
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