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  • Lewis and Clark Tours

    Part of what makes Lewis and Clark so unique is the beauty of its campuses. From our sculptures and gardens to our historic buildings and our newer, state of the art facilities, we invite the community and the general public to visit us and see all that we have to offer.

    Campus Tours for Prospective Students

    Ready to take the next steps towards your degree? Come see all that L&C has to offer. Small group in-person tours are available all year long on Friday afternoons. Register for an available tour here or contact us at (618) 468-2222 or toll free in IL/MO at 1-800-YES-LCCC for more information.

    Discover Days is another opportunity to visit campus. This is a biannual event that allows prospective students to tour the campus, learn more about program that they are interested in and experience campus life. The event is held on Columbus Day and President's day each year on the Godfrey campus. Pre-registration is not required but recommended.

    Sculpture and Garden Tours

    Stretch your legs and your mind — take an entertaining guided walking tour of the stunning Godfrey campus.

    Learn about the history of Lewis and Clark and the former Monticello Women's Seminary, and discover how Lewis and Clark is currently working to preserve the beauty of the original limestone buildings and copper patina accents. Explore the lily pond, fountains, and gardens designed to inspire students and be environmentally friendly. Listen to the stories behind the monumental bronze sculptures by world-renowned artist Richard Hunt in Crossroads Plaza, Ruth Duckworth's "Survivor," Missouri Botanical Garden's Signature Gardens, Fountain Court, River of Colors Garden, "Sacagawea" by Glenna Goodacre, and many more fascinating features of the 215-acre campus.

    Free guided group tours are available from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please email ebraasch@lc.edu for availability.

    Our Sculpture brochure is available here.

    Field Station Tours

    The Jerry F. Costello Confluence Field Station is the home of the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center. The uniquely designed "green" building is located near the confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers at One Confluence Way in East Alton by the Melvin Price Locks and Dam, and is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The lobby features interactive and video displays, and outdoor signage offers visitors the opportunity for self guided tours anytime. Free, guided tours are given by Field Station staff members on the first Tuesday of each month during Neighbor Nights. More info