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The Lewis and Clark Museum is housed in a building that was originally constructed to become an elementary and high school in 1914. It was home to many school children until 1968 before it was converted to become a museum in 1967. The museum was dedicated on the 29th of June 1969.

It is located on the U.S. Highway 85; the museum welcomes visitors from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It is usually open on Monday to Saturday, from 9am until 5pm and Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. Since it is the largest museum in the Northwest, it has a three story building not including other buildings and outdoor exhibits. On the first floor of the main museum, tourists can enjoy exhibits including the Last Lynching in North Dakota and School Room an exhibit of a one-room school during the early days. Moreover, there is an extensive display of memorabilia about the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

There are as well antique cars, a blacksmith?s shop, printing press and other machinery dating back to the old days. There are many more exhibits and displays to discover on the second and third floors.
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