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From a giant shrimp boat to Huey Long's silk pajamas, Capitol Park Museum is a treasure trove for all things that make Louisiana so special. Opened in 2006, it's the largest museum in Baton Rouge with 70,000 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibits exploring history, technology, art, food, music, sports, Mardi Gras and so much more. You'll spend hours here, and come back for more.
660 N. Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Cajun Food Tours is the delicious way to tour Cajun Country. From our cozy customized tour bus, you'll learn the history, love the culture, and best of all, stop to taste the renowned Cajun delights that make Acadiana so unique! With a max group size of 14, our tours are fun, friendly and casual and last 3 1/2 hours. Food tasting at 6 local favorites is included in one low price. We pick up from many Lafayette hotels.
Pick Up At Lafayette Hotels
Lafayette, Louisiana 70592
Come have a cup of coffee at Le Maison de Begnaud and spend some time with Mama Redell and her staff learning about Acadiana by listening to the stories or spend Friday evening on the porch listening to the sounds of our famous Cajun music with the jam sessions. Take home some music or a Mardi Gras mask from our souvenir and gift shop.
110 Benoit Patin Road
Scott, Louisiana 70583
The plantation house, now surrounded by an urban setting, was once the center of a 900-acre operation. Surrounded by many aged live oaks, the plantation house has retained its Creole plan and character for over 200 years. The collection of furnishings and decorative arts include locally made furniture from LA's colonial period, as well as French and English ceramics, crystal and furniture. Discover how the Creole-French lived and worked on a daily basis.
2161 Nicholson Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Located in historic St. Martinville, Louisiana, the Acadian Memorial is a great place to visit for tourists and locals alike.In honor of the 3,000 Acadian men, women and children who found refuge in Louisiana after British forces exiled them from Acadie. Visit The Mural, The Wall of Names, The Eternal Flame, The Deportation Cross, The Coats of Arms, and The Acadian Odyssey Quilt.
121 South New Market Street
St. Martinville, Louisiana 70582
The Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center is a general history museum dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting those objects and artifacts which provide information about the history and culture of the Opelousas area from prehistoric times to the present. Exhibits cover prehistory, agriculture, home and family, business and professions, music, food and a Hall of Fame. One room is dedicated to the Civil War, and two other rooms house the Geraldine Smith Welch Doll Collection.
315 N. Main Street
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
The Center is housed in a 100 year old historic building. Upon entering the museum, to the left, is a display room with various types of boats ranging from an Indian dugout - between 300 to 500 years old, to present day pirogues and boats. The 2nd section houses wooden boats including a Lafitte skiff and a replica of an old oyster boat. Classes with a resident boat builder are available to learn to build new boats using the old ways.
202 Main Street
The Hilliard University Art Museum is located on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and aims to enrich the lives of Louisiana residents by fostering an understanding and appreciation of arts. The museum seeks to achieve these goals through collection development and presenting exhibitions and programs showcasing works from all historic periods and corners of the globe.
710 E. Saint Mary Blvd
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
Take a walk through time as you enjoy fascinating glimpses into the lives of many interesting people who have called this plantation "home". Many tours are guided by family members themselves. Group discounts, special events & weddings offered. Learn about the sugar cane industry & tour slave quarters & exhibits. The plantation is on the National Register of Historic Places - circa 1830.
3535 Hwy. 18
Vacherie, Louisiana 70090
Home to visual and performing artists, galleries, museums & non-profit organizations. Also, hosts to the LA Crossroads Series in the Ben Mount Auditorium and the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu showcasing the largest collection of Mardi Gras costumes in the South. Presented by the City of Lake Charles, managed by the Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA, & on the Nt'l Register of Historic Places.
809 Kirby Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601