The Alexandre Mouton House is located in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Original structure built in early 1800s by the found of Vermilionville, Jean Mouton. Later became home to Louisiana's 12th governor, Alexandre Mouton. It is now restored to its 1850s grandeur and serves as a repository of the history and culture of Acadiana.Available for private tours, meetings and small catered events. Beautiful grounds and gardens available for small events and photo shoots.
Children's, Culture, General
Louisiana cultures comes to life in the new Bayou Country Children’s Museum. Located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, this hands-on museum will provide the type of recreational learning experience desired by parents and educators and have a lasting impact on child development. For children, play is a critical way to find out about new things. The ability to play is instrumental in scientific exploration, discovery and creativity.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Beauregard Museum is located in historic downtown DeRidder, in the old Kansas City Southern depot, built in 1926. It houses items from Beauregard Parish's sawmill and timber industries, rural life artifacts, Native American arrowheads and pottery, historic photographs, antique furniture and much more. A stainless-steel KCS caboose is also on the museum grounds.