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, September 24
"Grant Wood: Prairie Rebel"
A one-man show by actor
Tom Milligan

2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 8
"Working with the Enemy"
WWII Prisoners of War in Iowa
presented by Dr. Chad W. Timm

2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 1
"Photographing Loess Hills Wildlife":
with award-winning photojournalist
Larry Myhre

1 and 2 p.m. Saturday, October 14
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS:
"Tails from Beyond the Trail"
part of community-wide "Fall Fest"
See calendar for additional
events