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Farr Park Equestrian Ctr & RV Campground

in Accommodations, Horseback Riding, Animal, Adventure, Recreational Sport

BREC's Farr Park Equestrian Center and RV Campground is one of the areas largest and most versatile centers for horse enthusiasts. It features a newly renovated indoor arena and an outdoor arena, 256 stalls, a cross-country event course, horse trails and RV campground.The facility is just 2 miles from the LSU campus. The campground is adjacent to the Mississippi River; easily accessible from Interstate 10, with 108 sites and is equipped with water and power hookups and restroom facilities.

6402 River Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70820
United States

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Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building

in Museum, Historic, Boating

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
Louisiana 70374
United States

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Lafayette Science Museum

in Exhibit, Educational

Different every time, live programs are based on what the audience would like to learn about the universe on the day they visit! Enjoy Lunchtime Sidewalk Astronomy...Watch for one of the planetarium's telescopes by the Museum's streetcorner. See a safely filtered view of the sun and any sunspots that day! The Sky Tonight introduces visitors to evening constellations, bright stars, and planets.

433 Jefferson Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
United States

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Louisiana's Old State Capitol

in Museum, Historic, Haunted, Exhibit, Educational

The 165 year old former statehouse that has withstood war, fire, scandal, bitter debates, abandonment and an occasional fistfight. This imposing structure from the outside has the appearance of a medieval fortress now houses a collection of art and artifacts that reflect the state's politics, history, art and culture. One recently installed mutli-million dollar exhibit is the startling Ghost of the Castle exhibit.

100 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801
United States

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Vermilionville

in Museum, Heritage, Cultural, Botanical Gardens

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
United States

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McIlhenny Co. Tabasco Tours

in Gardens, Historic, Heritage, Educational, Cultural

Since 1868, Original TABASCO Sauce has been made with just three natural ingredients: fully aged red peppers, Avery Island salt and high quality distilled vinegar. This simple recipe - when brought together - produces the incredibly pungent, fiery pepper sauce that's beloved the world over. Tour the factory where TABASCO brand Pepper Sauce is made, visit the Historical Gallery, Museum & Country Store and the new McIlhenny Restaurant.

Highway 329
Avery Island, Louisiana 70513
United States

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Southdown Plantation House Museum

in Tour, Museum, Historic, Educational

Southdown Plantation House is a 19th century sugar manor house. For more than nearly a century and a half, sugar was king in the south. The last operational mill in the parish was the Southdown Mill which closed in 1979. Come explore the unique architecture and design of the plantation which is home to the Terrebonne Museum of history, culture, and arts. Shop the hundreds of unique items in the gift shop.

1208 Museum Drive
Houma, Louisiana 70361
United States

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Shadows on the Teche

Shadows on the Teche

in Historic, Educational, Tour

Constructed between 1831 and 1834, the Shadows serves as a solid reminder of the many layers of history associated with the site. Visit the beautiful brick house with tall white columns encircled by towering live oak trees, gain an understanding of the past, by 'seeing' the many people and events and 'hearing' voices of the generations of people that make up the history of this famous sugar plantation.

317 E. Main Street
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560
United States

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Jeanerette Sugar Museum

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

Located on the winding banks of Bayou Teche, the museum is sometimes called 'Le Beau Petit Musee'. How is Sugar Cane important to Louisiana? See a pictorial history of Louisiana's Sugar Cane Industry along with a video on planting, harvesting and processing of Sugar Cane. The museum is a 100-year old cypress home. Also featured are pictures and relics from the once-booming cypress industry.

500 East Main Street
Jeanerette, Louisiana 70544
United States

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Konriko/Conrad Rice Mill

Konriko/Conrad Rice Mill

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

Take a tour of the oldest operating rice mill in the United States. You will be guided through the mill where you can watch the packaging of rice. The tour includes slide presentation on Acadian History. Company store features Konriko products as well as other locally produced foods, arts and crafts. French guided tours are available. The mill creaks and groans, but still produces the finest quality rice.

309 Ann Street
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560
United States

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