Western Historic Trails Center, Council Bluffs

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Visitor Center
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Embark on an adventure on the Lewis and Clark, Oregon, Oregon, Mormon, and California Trails.

Follow in the footsteps of early pioneers in Iowa to see what they saw on their adventures on the best-known trails in history. Enjoy exhibits, maps, films, and family-friendly events at the Lied Historical Building on the Path of Names, designed and built by the National Park Service.

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Wednesday - Sunday

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed official state holidays

Admission is free
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  • Small but very well done, this place was a treat. Through light-up maps, rare old photos and excerpts from personal diaries, the stories of the Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, and Lewis and Clark trail... 
    Small but very well done, this place was a treat. Through light-up maps, rare old photos and excerpts from personal diaries, the stories of the Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, and Lewis and Clark trail...  more »
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  • This was a great space to be at with a nice atmosphere. Really enjoyed being there, even if I was there for some worm
  • Go enjoy it.

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