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
2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25
"Traditional Native Beadwork:
A Demonstration
and Discussion"
10 and 11 a.m. Wednessday, June 28
Every Wednesday in June and July
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1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 27
National Park Service
Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail
"Geotourism Project" launch
2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2
"Americana 2017"
with New Horizons Band of Siouxland
under the direction of Lou Rossman
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