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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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Very worth while!

Pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Great Falls. Very interesting and educational. Enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roger M
via mobile
Best Interpretive Experience I Have Ever Had!

What a tremendous look into the journey of the Lewis & Clark trail. I spent an entire day here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brian S
Fargo, North Dakota
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Great Falls. Very interesting and educational. Enjoyed it very much

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a tremendous look into the journey of the Lewis & Clark trail. I spent an entire day here reading and learning about all the aspects of the journey west. There are incredible exhibits to visit, very interesting short films by Ken Burns and other...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We brought my parents here, who were able to get us free entrance (usually about $9pp, I believe) with their Senior National Parks pass. I would have been happy to pay the entry fee, because the museum was awesome! I learned a lot about Lewis...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

this was on a previous trip, but worth while. missouri walking/cycling/running pathway is just below along the river.

Thank 586donaldd
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is full of history. They have lots of free movies, some information overlaps, so if you don’t have time for all of them that’s ok. It wasn’t busy at all when we went and the docents kinda hung around us more than we...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have stopped at this center several times. It never disappoints. The displays are well done. We especially like the portage display. This was an amazing expedition. This center is well worth your time.

Thank Donnagay1d
Reviewed 22 October 2017

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 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 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 12 October 2017 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
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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.
17 June 2015|
Response from jmfaill |
I’m passing through Great and have a fairly tight schedule and would like to see the interpretive centre. How long would I need there to do it justice
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