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Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center

7295 S Highway 94, Saint Charles, MO 63304-2203
+1 636-300-2600
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This is in my own back yard and I didn't know all that was going on.

The "Interpretive Center" has only been open for a decade or so, but the degree of contamination... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
HeavenOnEarthBnB
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Marthasville, Missouri
I start my local bus tour for history here!

One would never guess what a hidden treasure this is! The staff are so courteous too. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
DKeevenFranke
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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7295 S Highway 94, Saint Charles, MO 63304-2203
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The "Interpretive Center" has only been open for a decade or so, but the degree of contamination and clean-up has been known since I moved to the area in 1970. Thank goodness that the EPA was formed and the moral compass of the country was...More

Thank HeavenOnEarthBnB
Reviewed 5 April 2017

One would never guess what a hidden treasure this is! The staff are so courteous too. Amazing amount of history and education, great for a short hike and a view from the highest point in the county! I highly recommend it.

Thank DKeevenFranke
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Ok. I had been here on a geocache and it is unique, so when my middle school teacher cousin, who is from the area, asked where we should go - I actually had an answer. I thought we would see a large hill, climb it,...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I would not go out if your way to visit this site but if you live close or are in the area it is worth spending about 30 minutes there. Its free so the price is right. At the top of the structure its about...More

Thank Love2Explr
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Eerie, worth the stop. Hard to believe the history of this place, obviously hidden and kept a secret until it was cleaned up. Now we make it a tourist attraction.

1  Thank Kenn R
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A former toxic waste site that was cleaned up. You can learn a little about the contamination, the clean up, and the animals that have reclaimed the area in the information center. The short walk to the top of the concrete shell provides a great...More

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 23 June 2016

You see a hill, you want to climb it, right? That is what we did. We did not visit the actual interpretive center building as it was early in the day when we went. There is plenty of parking. There were other people there exercising...More

Thank DrifterGirlOne
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I remember when this really WAS an old abandoned nuclear site. It really was a mess. The fact that the EPA forced a clean-up is impressive, but how they did it even more so. It's worth the visit to the center to read about it....More

1  Thank Ken G
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Why you would make this an attraction I will never know. No one should be visiting this, especially not children. This a nuclear waste site. Yes, they say it's safe but who really knows. People are dying because of places like this. No way, is...More

2  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 November 2015

If you like history, this a good place to visit. The waste site is impressively large. You have to walk all the way up though to appreciate it.

Thank Billy S
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