Brownville, NE

Captain Meriwether Lewis Steamboat Museum of Missouri River History

The sidewheel steam dredge CAPTAIN MERIWETHER LEWIS was built in 1932 by the Marietta Manufacturing Company for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The boat is now permanently docked by the river in Brownville, NE, hosting the Museum of Missouri River History. The CAPTAIN MERIWETHER LEWIS is a sister boat to the WILLIAM M. BLACK and the WILLIAM S. MITCHELL.

Directions:
Captain Meriwether Lewis Steamboat Museum of Missouri River History
Brownville State Recreation Park
Captain Meriwether Lewis Foundation
P.O. Box 141
Brownville, NE 68321
Phone (402) 825-3982
Phone (402) 825-6178 (foundation)
Opening Hours: Mid May - Mid Oct, Saturday, Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 pm, admission: $3 adults, $1 ages 6 - 12. Donations Welcome.
http://www.lewisdredge.org/

The recreation area is located just south of Brownville bridge.

Satellite picture and map at Google Maps:
Captain Meriwether Lewis Steamboat Museum


Spirit of Brownville

The sternwheel riverboat SPIRIT OF BROWNVILLE is offering different public cruises from June to August on the Missouri River out of historic Brownville.

Directions:
Spirit of Brownville
PO Box 96
Brownville, NE 68321
Phone (402) 825-6441
www.spiritofbrownville.com

The Spirit of Brownville docks at the Missouri River dock in the Brownville State Recreation Area.

Satellite picture and map at Google Maps:
Spirit of Brownville dock



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