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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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Fantastic trip through history

This is a "don't miss" when you are in Great Falls. It is extremely well done, complete with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ima R
Amazing Amount of Detailed Information

My husband & I attended this historical gem with our adult son & all were impressed. The movie is... read more

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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
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+1 406-727-8733
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a "don't miss" when you are in Great Falls. It is extremely well done, complete with docents, films (one by Ken Burns), and fascinating displays of artifacts illustrating the epic Corps of Discovery adventure.

Thank Ima R
Reviewed yesterday

My husband & I attended this historical gem with our adult son & all were impressed. The movie is a must to give the background information you need to understand all of the material. The whole story of Lewis & Clark's exploration is presented in...More

Thank srashford
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful historical account of the Lewis and Clark expedition. You don't want to miss the 20 min. film as you first enter the museum. Nice walking space along the river just below the interpretive center.

1  Thank Rene M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived late in the day but told we could come back the following morning without paying again if we didn't complete the tour. We watched a short film, which I highly recommend, before starting our self-guided tour. The exhibits are wonderful and documented very...More

Thank DenandCat
Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly recommend, a great couple of hours enjoyed at the center. If you are a history buff, this is your place! Great views of the river if you have a camera in hand.

1  Thank 812,841
Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned more about Lewis and Clark than I thought I could. They have short films throughout the day, I highly recommend watching at least one of them. The exhibits are also very good. This was definitely the highlight of my day in Great Falls...More

Thank hulagirl78749
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not a history buff, you will be inspired by the achievements of the Lewis and Clark expedition, completed in 1806. Our first visit to this place, about two years ago, prompted us to travel along some of same routes to Fort...More

1  Thank edq88222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great center..very informative. We loved the way the center was laid out. The movies also gave us more insight to the perils of the adventure. I would hate to think we had to travel and pull our boats up the mountain. Make sure you hike...More

Thank sdlemmonds
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lewis and Clark's voyage was epic. But even more interesting were the Native American cultures they encountered along the way. This museum did a good job emphasizing multiple parts of the story - so it was not only about a band of mostly white explorers...More

1  Thank NJFamilyAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is a history buff and enjoys the Lewis and Clark history so after leaving Glacier National Park we went to Great Falls to the Interpretive Center. First of all it didn't cost us with his senior park pass, which was a plus. The...More

2  Thank dandlNebraska
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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.
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cheeka2009
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
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