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Alexandre Mouton House

in Museum, Historic, Heritage

Lovely house museum and repository of Acadian history and culture. Original structure built in early 1800s as Sunday House of Vermilionville's founder, Jean Mouton. Became home of Governor Alexandre Mouton. Restored to 1850s. National Register. We offer guided tours for individuals and groups alike, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 – 4:00. We also provide Museum Guide Sheets for self-guided tours in 3 languages: English, French and Spanish.

1122 Lafayette Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
United States

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Louisiana Capitol Park Museum

in Music, Museum, Historic, Heritage, Art

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
United States

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Longfellow-Evangeline Park

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Come sit under 'Evangeline Oak' and learn about the 1755 expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia, through Longfellow's epic poem 'Evangeline'. Explore the Creole plantation home, Maison Olivier, built in 1815. The site includes the family home with an outdoor kitchen and bread oven, slave quarters and a barn. In the pasture, there are even cattle. Be sure to view the history and cultural exhibits.

1210 N. Main Street
St. Martinville, Louisiana 70582
United States

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Crowley Museum

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See how Ford Motor Co built and shipped their Model T's. Discover how Crowley has played an important role in LA and the nation when you see the information and artifacts in the Crowley Museum. See the oldest recording studio in continuous existence in Louisiana. Learn the history, growing, production, machinery and other exhibits about the rice industry. See all this and more.... in one place! Inside City Hall.

425 N. Parkerson Avenue
Crowley, Louisiana 70526
United States

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Avoyelles Parish Commission of Tourism

in Tourism Bureau, State Park, Community, Battlefield, Archaeological Area

Avoyelles Parish, in central Louisiana, takes its name from Avoyels Indians, and we commemorate our Native American as well as Cajun heritage. The abundant wildlife and many waterways make this a hunting, fishing and birdwatching paradise, year-round. A thriving agriculture industry beacons foodie travelers for authentic Louisiana cuisine. Casino action boasts a different kind of wildlife, and a variety of accommodations make for a comfortable stay as you explore.

8592 Highway 1
Mansura, Louisiana 71350
United States

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(800) 833-4195
Fax: (318) 253-0649

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Houmas House Plantation

in Museum, Historic, Heritage, Gifts

Relive the magnificent plantation era with a visit to our Greek Revival Mansion built in 1840, called the Crown Jewel of LA's River Road. Houmas House is home to wonderful stories of sugar cane farming on the grandest scales. Civil War history, period furnishings of early LA craftsmanship, significant movie settings and formal gardens beneath 200 year old moss-laden live oaks.

40136 Highway 942
Darrow, Louisiana 70725
United States

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WH Tupper Museum

in Exhibit, Historic

The WH Tupper General Merchandise Museum in Jennings houses the entire inventory of a rural general store that closed more than 40 years ago. Exhibits include toys and games, period fashions, fabric, patent medicine, school supplies, antique automobile parts and hardware. Many items are in unopened packages or original display boxes. Exhibits include equipment, tools and telephones.

311 N Main Street
Jennings, Louisiana 70546
United States

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Magnolia Mound Plantation

in Museum, Heritage, Historic, Cultural, Tour

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
United States

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Nottoway Plantation Resort

in Accommodations, Eclectic, Cajun & Creole, Historic, Heritage, Tour

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
United States

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Acadian Memorial

in Museum, Historic, Heritage

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
United States

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