Lewis and Clark Visitor Centers-Trail Headquarters
Lewis and Clark
Contact Trail headquarters by phone at (402) 661-1804 or email us.
From Interstate 480: Take the 14th Street exit toward Old Market District/Eppley Airfield. Turn right onto N 14th Street. Turn left onto Douglas St./US-6 E. Keep right at the fork to go on Douglas Street. Turn left onto S 8th Street. Turn right onto Dodge Street. Continue for approximately 0.1 mile to arrive at the headquarters of the Lewis and Clark NHT (also the Midwest Regional Office).
To reach Trail headquarters from Eppley Airfield, exit the airport by turning left onto Abbot Drive. Continuing south on Abbot Drive, you will enter Iowa. In less than 0.25 miles, however, remaining on Abbot Drive you will be back in Nebraska. Turn left onto Riverfront Drive. Continue on Riverfront Drive for approximately 1 mile to arrive at the headquarters of the Lewis and Clark NHT (and the Midwest Regional Office).
Visitor Center Hours
Please Note: Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters located at 601 Riverfront Drive in Omaha, NE, will be closed on December 25, December 26, 2010 and January 1, 2011.
Did You Know?
Jefferson expected the Expedition to learn about the people, plants and animals of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. None of the men of the Expedition was a trained scientist, but fulfilling Jefferson’s instructions required skills in cartography, ethnography, botany, zoology, and meteorology.