The Betty Strong Encounter Center is the second facility developed by Missouri River Historical Development. It is a unique, but complementary building physically connected to the previously completed Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. The facility is designed to accommodate a variety of activities that depict different encounters of life in Siouxland. The gallery COST PER SQ FT$294.15FEATURED IN2009 Educational Interiors changing photography exhibitions, and a 115-seat auditorium provides a comfortable place for lectures, programs and documentaries. The center’s lobby has additional activity space for special events. A covered pathway, “The Connection,” links the two buildings and provides a transition from the days of the Lewis & Clark expedition to modern life in Siouxland.