Welcome to Lewis & Clark State Historic Site!
Changes to go into effect on June 11, 2021.
Lewis & Clark State Historic Site is happy to announce that we are open to visitors in the Interpretive Center Wednesday – Sunday from 9 AM – 5 PM.
Visitors can do self-guided walks through the exhibits and view the interpretive film. Outdoor use areas are also available for the public.
Restrooms will be accessible from both inside and outside the Interpretive Center.
Galleries and Interpretive Center will be cleaned regularly throughout the day.
For details call (618) 251-5811 or email Clark@CampDubois.com.
Wednesday– Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM
To ensure safe and engaging tours during this COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented the following guidelines in line with the Illinois Governor’s orders and Illinois Department of Public Health guidance:
- Visitors must wear a mask/face shield at all times (except children under 2 years old).
- Visitors are screened for symptoms before admittance to Interpretive Center.
- Staff wears a mask covering the mouth and nose when interacting with the public.
- Visitors and staff are asked to maintain Social Distancing at all times. Spaces are marked out at 6’ distances.
- Hand sanitizer and handwashing facilities are available to visitors. Public areas sanitized throughout the day.
Keep an eye on the Lewis & Clark SHS Facebook Page and this website for updates. Regional COVID-19 metrics may change the opening status with short notice.
Lewis & Clark State Historic Site celebrates the Lewis & Clark Expedition with a focus on the Detachment’s time spent at Camp River Dubois preparing for their journey. A 14,000 square foot Interpretive Center, 15-minute interpretive film, reconstructed Settlers’ Cabin, and reconstructed Camp River Dubois welcome visitors to the Point of Departure.