The Sioux City Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center The Betty Strong Encounter Center The Crossroads and Our Mission Link to The Interpretive Center Link to The Encounter Center
The Sioux City Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and the Betty Strong Encounter Center comprise an almost 20,000-square-foot, private, non-profit cultural complex, built and sustained by Missouri River Historical Development, Inc. (MRHD).The Interpretive Center opened in 2002 to commemorate the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial.

It expanded in late 2007 with the opening of the adjoining Betty Strong Encounter Center to fulfill a permanent mission of "commemorating a history of encounters before, during and after the expedition

Joined by the symbolic Crossroads, these two parts create a Missouri Riverfront home for exhibits, programs and activities that explore how we live together as diverse people; and how we care for our land, our great river and other natural resources. Admission and programs are free.
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2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 5
"Let's Go Out and Play"
summertime music
with The Langleys
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Sunday June 12
"One Smart Cookie"
decorate Flag-themed cookies
with Eileen McCormick
10:00 a..m. Wednesday June 8
ACTIVITY FOR KIDS
"Thomas Jefferson &
Preparing for the Journey"

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events