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Address: 100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone Number: 225 346 5001
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Robert F. and Ruth S. Nichols Memorial Fountain

In front of the Shaw Center is the Robert F. and Ruth S. Nichols Fountain given to the citizens of Baton Rouge by their family in their memory. It is a child and family friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

In front of the Shaw Center is the Robert F. and Ruth S. Nichols Fountain given to the citizens of Baton Rouge by their family in their memory. It is a child and family friendly water feature that creates unexpected and spontaneous excitement with playfully pulsating pleasure.

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Baker, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My family and I use to come here often very nice... Took several picture by the water and enjoyed the music along with the downtown experience... water isbmt therapy

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Vicksburg MS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and I drove down to Baton Rouge Saturday for the Hayes Carll concert at Manship Theatre at Shaw Center for the Arts. It is a beautiful contemporary building with first-class restaurants on the grounds, and fun, funky downtown street life right out the back door. But most importantly, it is the absolutely ideal setting for a concert. The... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Shaw Center produces quality hometown performances. The productions are second to none. I recently attended two such productions and I was thoroughly pleased with the atmosphere and the quality of work demonstrated by the performers.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You'd think this building would belong in downtown Manhattan. But it's right here in downtown Baton Rouge. We enjoy the Manship theater. Not a bad seat in the house.

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B.R. , LA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, so much to see. Very nice venue for events but parking is an issue. The outside area is very nice in fall or early spring otherwise very uncomfortable

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Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We came to the Shaw Center for a wedding. What a beautiful venue with a view of the Mississippi River. We got a little lost trying to find our way around inside, but the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lots of different artistic styles housed in an interesting building with great views across the Mississippi River. Great to see a place like this specialising in the arts right in the middle of downtown.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We loved the catering and the view of the Mississippi river and the bridge was breathtaking. The staff was very friendly and prompt and the restrooms were very clean.

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Trussville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The whole center is very nice especially the Manship Theatre. The deck on the third floor is a great vantage point for the July 4th fireworks show. The Manship is cozy with excellent acoustics. Do not forget the soushi and rooftop deck on the top.

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Additional Information about Shaw Center for the Arts

Address: Address: 100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone Number: 225 346 5001
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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