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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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Just inside you can peek thru the railings and gander at the replica boats that Lewis & Clark took... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lewis and Clark History Day

Located on the Missouri River in St Charles, outside St Louis, this museum presents displays of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A museum dedicated to the journey of explorers Lewis & Clark.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1050 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-3481
+1 636-947-3199
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just inside you can peek thru the railings and gander at the replica boats that Lewis & Clark took on their epic journey, but be sure go thru the museum/educational part, (low cost). If you take your time and actually read the informational signs that...More

Thank 3rdTXCav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the Missouri River in St Charles, outside St Louis, this museum presents displays of the Lewis and Clark trail. The museum includes displays about geology, Native Americans, the Clark family, medical instruments, weather, the Missouri River, campsites, and model boats. There is also...More

Thank Sisterrhonda
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice little museum of the journey of Lewis and Clark. There were some very nice exhibits and for $5, it was a bargain. They had a very knowledgable staff and an informative video on the journey.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Lewis and Clark Boat House houses replicas of the boats used by Lewis and Clark. It's shocking to see how small the boats are and how primitive. One wonders how men could travel with so little for such a long and important journey.

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 19 October 2017 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 15 October 2017 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 19 September 2017

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
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