Change in hours:

From May 1 to May 26 the Interpretive Center will be open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10am to 3pm. All other times are by appointment. Daily summer operations begin Memorial Day weekend. Admission is $5/person or $12/family. Do not hesitate to call to make arrangements, or for more details: (208) 756-1188. Happy Trails!

What’s Happening at the Sacajawea Center?

June is Lemhi County History Month

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6pm. Programs begin at 7pm. All evening events will be held at the Museum Annex (the old Library building). Friday, June 2 - River of History With the help of folks putting on Riverfest, this program has...

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Summer Program Registration Begins May 9th!

Registration for summer programs at the Sacajawea Center begins May 9th at 5pm at City Hall. For folks who are unable to make it to our in-person sign-ups you can submit a completed registration form beginning May 10th to City Hall. Registration forms can be found...

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Interpretive Center Opens!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Thanks to the Experience Works Senior Community Service program we are able to open early this year. Beginning March 15, 2017 the Interpretive Center will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am to 12:30pm and then, after a short lunch break,...

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Summer Program Information

Outdoor School programs for 2017 include making buskin bags, arrowheads, cattail baskets, and excavating a mock archaeological site. Follow this link for details, registration forms, and scholarship applications. Call us with any questions – (208)756-1188.

Seeking Volunteers

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way to make a difference?  The Sacajawea Center is seeking volunteers for several positions for the 2017 summer season.

  • Weekly docent shifts
  • Programs and events photographers
  • Onsite docent position with RV hookups for 2018 (good for individual or couple). For docent position description and application visit and search “Idaho opportunities”

The 1805 Experience

Are you looking for an unforgettable experience?  Sign up now for the 1805 Experience and save!  Each year the Outdoor School hosts a 10-day primitive experience. Immerse yourself in the world Lewis and Clark experienced as they traveled west.

Before July 1:                                    $300.00(individual)  $600.00(family)

Before August 1:                               $400.00(individual)  $700.00(family)

After August 1:                                  $500.00(individual)  $800.00(family)

*$100 Non-refundable Deposit
+Contact us for student discount

Are you looking for an expedition experience?  Check out the local outfitters listed below!

Contact one of the following outfitters to raft or ride a portion of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Lemhi County! Some trips offer an interpretive guide, too!

Rawhide Outfitters, Idaho Adventures, Aggipah Raft Trips, or Silver Cloud Expeditions

We invite you to visit the Sacajawea Center, a popular choice for Idaho vacations! The Center is a happening place. Join us for Sacajawea Center special events including indoor and outdoor concerts, annual historical events, dutch oven cookouts, festivals, kids summer camps, and family historical programs throughout the summer and early fall months. Visitors can also enjoy the Community Gardens and scenic walking trails throughout the beautiful 71-acre park. Even your dog can enjoy its time at the Sacajawea Center in the Seaman’s Dog Park, where you can’t miss the bronze statue of Seaman, Captain Meriwether Lewis’ Newfoundland. You’ll want to stop in the Interpretive Center to view exhibits and artifacts that focus on Sacajawea. The Sacajawea Center Research Library located in the Learning Center is open by appointment for you to view Expedition journals and titles, Native American topics, field guides, and children’s books.

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