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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Calendar of Events Title
1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 22
Kids' activity:
"Edible Plants of Iowa"
presented by Natilie Brandt
1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 30
Cookie-decorating activity:
"Trick-or-Treat Fun!"
with Eileen McCormick
2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 23
"Life & Baseball
in the Soviet Union, 1990"
with Bob Protexter
See calendar for additional