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Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Hard to Find but Worth the Trip

My relatives in Omaha had never heard of this place. We live in Oregon where everything is Lewis... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Bill R
Portland, Oregon

Being a history buff, this was a good place to visit. Interesting film about Lewis and Clark... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Marietta, Georgia
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The Headquarters of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail is located in Omaha, Nebraska. We welcome you to our Visitor Center to experience our programming, hands-on exhibits, and bookstore. Rangers provide Lewis and Clark and National Park...more
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601 Riverfront Dr, Omaha, NE 68102-4226
+1 402-661-1804
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled onto this while exploring the riverfront. Simple walk through visitor’s center at food of pedestrian bridge. Plenty of parking out front, easy to walk to from lots of hotels. Exhibits are exceptionally well done and very engaged ranger willing to play 20 questions. Doesn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed September 9, 2018

My relatives in Omaha had never heard of this place. We live in Oregon where everything is Lewis & Clark so we could not pass up the opportunity to see the headquarters. The highlight was the 28 minute video on the trip of the Corp...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Being a history buff, this was a good place to visit. Interesting film about Lewis and Clark. Interesting exhibits also. Beautiful site located on the river. Worth the time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Loved walking along the river enjoying the beauty of nature & a learning experience too! The planting’s of native grasses & plants was very well done.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dayna S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had to drag the kids in, but they really enjoyed it. They could touch everything that wasn’t behind glass. There were several pelts to identify, costumes to try on and interesting artifacts to touch. We learned a lot in about a 30 minute visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robinr564
Reviewed July 23, 2018

If you're at all interested in the Lewis & Clark trail and/or the National Parks System, this is a great place to get all kinds of information L&C and/or maps/brochures on the National Parks System, etc. There's a small gift shop with some interesting items...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

During our visit to Omaha for the College World Series, we happened upon the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail visitors center. There is a short video and few exhibits, so you're not going to spend a day here. An hour or two stop is plenty...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Was surprised at some of the nice displays. Even an old-timer like me enjoyed running my hands thru the various fur displays & reading the historical information.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Very interesting and informative My kids are a bit older but younger ones would really like all of the hands on activities they have.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

I walked over the bridge to Council Bluffs, Iowa in the evening, and it was great. The only problem is that it took forever to find my way here from downtown. The way to find it is to go up into the Century Link center,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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