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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
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
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
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.
2851 Johnston st
Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
Nottoway Plantation & Resort, a magnificent 1850's sugarcane estate, an AAA Four-Diamond property, and a member of Historic Hotels of America, is the home of the South's largest existing antebellum mansion, now stunningly restored to its original architectural design. Daily guided mansion tours are just the beginning of what you will find here. Nottoway also offers deluxe rooms for overnight guests, fabulous dining experiences, and multiple ballrooms and meeting facilities for special events.
31025 Louisiana Highway 1
White Castle, Louisiana 70788
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
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
Overlooking the Mississippi from 5 floors up in the Shaw Center for the Arts, the MoA holds one of the largest university-affiliated art collections in the South. The museum presents world-class touring exhibitions of painting, sculpture, decorative arts, works on paper, and photography. Enjoy the location, scenery, and ultramodern facilities along with the gift shop and current exhibits.
100 Lafayette St., 5th floor
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801
Opened in 1990, Vermilionville is a living history museum and folklife park that preserves and represents the cultural resources of the Acadian, Native American, and Creole cultures – from the time period 1765 to 1890. The park sits on a 23-acre site on the banks of the Bayou Vermilion with 19 attractions, including seven restored original homes with more than 13 local artisans that provide demonstrations on a variety of essential crafts performed by the early settlers.
300 Fisher Road
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
The USS Kidd, a Fletcher-class destroyer is moored in the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge. The centerpiece of the LA Naval War Memorial which serves to honor the men and women of our armed forces. Restored to her World Warr II 1945 configuration, KIDD is one of the most authentic and accurate restorations. Altogether, The USS Kidd earned 12 battle stars during both World War II and the Korean Conflict. School tours, overnight stays, and celebrations are available for booking.
305 South River Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802