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Lewis and Clark Boat House and Nature Center

1050 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3481
+1 636-947-3199
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So lame

Skip this. Museum is totally kitschy and definitely not worth the admission price. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fishers, Indiana
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Katy Trail Trailhead

We started our trail ride at the Lewis and Clark boat house. Very nice little museum and gift shop... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scavenger hunt” (14 reviews)
“missouri river” (15 reviews)
“small museum” (8 reviews)
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1050 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3481
+1 636-947-3199
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Skip this. Museum is totally kitschy and definitely not worth the admission price. The reproduction keelboat and the reproduction pirogue would be interesting if you could actually see them behind the tall iron fence.

Thank herestoadventures
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We started our trail ride at the Lewis and Clark boat house. Very nice little museum and gift shop upstairs and many large water vessels downstairs. Very busy area for biking and visiting the town and river. Just wish they had a water fountain that...More

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved seeing the full size boat replicas- really makes you understand the difficulty of going upstream! The short video was very enjoyable and informative. Very educational.

Thank TX2OBX
Reviewed 11 September 2017

St. Charles is rich in Lewis & Clark history and the Boat House and Nature Center is where the dynamic duo recorded their weather observations and launched their keel boats for their amazing 28-month round trip journey from St. Charles to the Pacific Northwest and...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

My family went with another family, and we were pleasantly surprised at how engaged and excited the kids were about the small, quaint museum. We had kids ranging from 9-12, the museum employees were very kind and gave each child a paper to do a...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I took my 10 year old granddaughter here. I didn't expect much,but I was pleasantly surprised. Children get a list of objects and animals to find in the museum. All of the objects and wild life are native to Missouri. Great learning experience as well...More

Thank Sharon Z
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I'd bring the grandkids in to visit. All that really grabbed us was the replica keelboat behind the fencing on the ground floor. No ramp available to get high enough to see in the inside, so only one of us was able to take a...More

Thank Barb R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

There were some interesting facts regarding the history but nothing out of the ordinary. Best part is it's closeness to other things to do in the area.

Thank Service-Me-Good
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Boathouse is so interesting. Adults learn so much and children are fascinated with the history and the scavenger hunt for different animals throughout the museum. My grandchildren love it. We recently took visitors from Indiana and they spent so much time enjoying following the...More

Thank Dolores M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I love the legend of Lewis and Clark. So when I went to run the Katy Trail in St Charles Mo, I stumbled into the L&C Boat House. This is small, and focused on the boats they used. Informative and you see true working replicas...More

Thank MemphisZ
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