Points of Interest Near Visual Edge IT Sioux City Iowa

Sioux City Public Museum

Located in the heart of downtown, the Sioux City Public Museum features large, colorful exhibits and interactive displays of Sioux City history.

Sergeant Floyd Monument

The Sergeant Floyd Monument commemorates Sergeant Charles Floyd, Jr., the only member of the Lewis & Clark expedition to die on the journey. Writing in his diary on July 31st, Floyd noted, “I am very sick and has been for Sometime but have Recovered my health again.” However, this would not last and the sergeant succumbed to his illness.

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

The Sioux City Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and the Betty Strong Encounter Center comprise an almost 20,000-square-foot, private, non-profit cultural complex, built and sustained by Missouri River Historical Development, Inc. (MRHD).The Interpretive Center opened in 2002 to commemorate the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial.

Adams Homestead and State Nature Preserve

Spanning 1,500 acres along the Missouri River, this area was donated to the people of South Dakota in 1984 by Mary and Maud Adams, granddaughters of original homesteader Stephen Searls Adams. They envisioned the area as a place where people, particularly youth, could enjoy the land and learn more about the natural world surrounding them. Mary and Maud wanted to give others a “place for inner renewal.”

LaunchPAD Children’s Museum

Looking for fun family activities? LaunchPAD Children’s Museum is your answer for family-friendly, educational play and discovery! LaunchPAD is a world full of fun and learning to help your children grow. Play is how children learn best and LaunchPAD provides affordable family fun featuring hands-on and interactive exhibits and programs.