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Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge

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Address: 660 N. 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number: 12253425428
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Can't Believe this museum is in Baton Rouge

This is a museum to not miss. The bottom floor is an overall view of LA and Baron Rouge but the top floor divides the state into regions.Each region features the music,food and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
JiJi J
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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56 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a museum to not miss. The bottom floor is an overall view of LA and Baron Rouge but the top floor divides the state into regions.Each region features the music,food and cultural aspects as well as way of life. Most is interactive. I was really impressed with the quality of the displays.we take all our visitors there.

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Baton Rouge
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great overview of the state! Lived here 35 years and learned so many things. Lots of fun hands-on, audio and video. Also a favorite of mine are the walking tours the Museum hosts around different areas of the town. You must check for schedule. Very informative.

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Daphne, Alabama
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149 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We visited this museum after seeing the Old State Capitol and the current State Capitol and observation deck on a hot July day, and had walked everywhere from our hotel's front door. This place was an amazing oasis, and we had the place almost to ourselves on a Wednesday afternoon. We had already learned so much about Louisiana and Baton... More 

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SF Bay Area
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I visited this museum after taking the BR Food Tour (see my review). Kim suggested it and Im glad she did. This is an amazing place I'm an LA native and thought I knew all there was to know about my home state. WRONG! There are two floors of exhibits; 1st floor is about LA history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This museum is great- lots of displays and hands-on exhibits for all ages. The place is beautiful, and even has authentic Louisiana music playing throughout. This was a great activity for a hot Louisiana day. We learned so much we counted it as a school day.

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Louisiana
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I'm so proud of this museum in my home city! The exhibits are so well done and very informative. Even your kids will get a kick out of this local attraction! There is a full size shrimp boat, the history of the wonderful jazz music from our region and colorful Mardi Gras costumes! Don't miss this when visiting Baton Rouge!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

First Class attraction for downtown Baton Rouge Beautifully designed and the staff is so very friendly. Our groups both student and seniors love it.

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Kirkland, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

On a recent visit to Baton Rouge to see friends we stopped here on afternoon. The ground floor level is more like the history in Louisiana and the Upper Level is more of the fun stuff like music, Mardi Gras, and regions around the state. My favorite display was the one on LSU Football and Mardi Gras. It was definitely... More 

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Baton Rouge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love bringing out of town guests to the Louisiana State Museum. The exhibits are bright, inviting and interactive. They really show the rich culture of Louisiana in such a fun way. I've also attended several events (fundraisers, weddings) here and they were all lovely.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We visited the museum not knowing what to expect and thought that it was terrific, showing the history of Louisiana from Spanish and French times to the modern day. But this is not a stuffy museum, it is very innovative and entertaining so much better than many museums. Don't miss this, well done Louisiana.

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