We live by Fort Clatsop on the Oregon coast, so we are always interested in learning about Lewis and Clark journeys. This one in Great Falls is really good. The staff are very knowledgeable.
We learned a lot about the Corps of Discovery here. They show a couple of very good films (one is by Ken Burns) and they have a number of hands-on and interactive displays. It's a family friendly, kid-friendly place in a beautiful facility right on the river. If time permits, we'd recommend walking along the paved, riverside path to Giant... 更多
We had an amazing experience reliving an important part of America's history. The live presentation by the park ranger was enhanced by the artifacts throughout the Center. We could have easily spent two more hours looking at all the exhibits if our schedule had permitted.
If you love history, you'll like it. They have done a very good job with renderings, narratives and video. It would be a great place for children.
This center is a very good mix of hands-on experiences, life-size exhibits, and live and video presentations all working together to tell the story of the Lewis and Clark journey. The first time we visited the center was 2006, when our children were 5 and 7. Today at 15 and 17, they enjoyed it as much if not more! The... 更多
We stopped here to break up our 5 hour drive and found that it is a wonderful museum. Take the time to watch the 15 min video, it really went through alot of history in 15 min. The displays were nice, the museum is laid out nicely.
This exhibit is part of the national parks. Cost is $8 per adult or covered if you have an annual national parks pass. They offer 2 movies 20-30 minutes in length. One is a condensed version of the Ken Burns production. The other concerns the great challenges of portaging around the falls. The displays do involve a lot of reading... 更多