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Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (LCIC)

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The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center stands at the crossroads of culture and commerce on the Northern Plains. When Lewis & Clark arrived at the Mandan and Hidatsa villages in 1804, they simply became the most famous of many people who visited in search of knowledge and trade. Today's visitors will experience engaging exhibits, hundreds of period artifacts, world-class art collections and friendly interpreters who tell the story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition like never before.

The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center highlights some of the area's most famous of countless travelers and residents over hundreds of years along this special stretch of the Missouri River. Each gallery tells the story of a different one of these groups.

Self-guided tours, augmented by our nationally-certified interpretive staff, offer visitors a focused view of the incredible heritage of the Northern Plains.

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2576 8th Street Southwest
Washburn, ND 58577
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Summer Hours (May 1-September 30:
Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Winter Hours (October 1-April 30)
Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact LCIC:
phone: 701.462.8535

Contact SHSND:
phone: 701.328.2666