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Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

Address: 7910 Park Ave, Houma, LA
Phone Number: 504 580 7200
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Ranked #4 of 5 Attractions in Houma
Type: Museums
Activities: Fishing, Leisure education
Owner description: A visit to this museum shows how life along the southern Louisiana coast has been shaped by...
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Type: Museums
Activities: Fishing, Leisure education
Owner description: A visit to this museum shows how life along the southern Louisiana coast has been shaped by cultural, industrial and ecological events.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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346 reviews 346 reviews
125 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

While trying to kill some time in Houma I decided to stop by the Waterlife Museum. The museum is small and has restrooms and a nice gift shop. There is a $3.00 fee to get in. Most of the attractions are interactive and they give a good representation of the importance and history of Terrebonne Parish. Not surprisingly most of... More 

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Gray, Louisiana
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96 reviews 96 reviews
3 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very educational for young people. Big beautiful alligator mounted for you to see. Beautiful pictures and bayou scenes. Enjoyed everything. Good job guys!

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brandon, ms
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Great education on that precious piece of our America. Makes you realize how important our marshlands and habitat is. If it disappears, then where will humanity be?

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Berlin, Germany
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

found this by chance with tripadvisor. wasn't really planned in our tight travel-time frame. but it was really worth the time. it gives the whole family an impression about the cajun culture , the re-settling and the bayou country (how does a bayou look underneath the water). good information for the rest of our trip.

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toody703
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I haven't been in a few years, I thought the admission price was a little expensive when we visited, but you will learn a great deal about the culture, wetlands and our area.

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tbgbr
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Pearly, the manager is wonderful. She goes beyond her duty to help you enjoy the museum. The museum is a hands on museum and you will learn a lot about local culture.

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Tucson, Arizona
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This small museum had a rocky start to fruition, but the experience is entertaining and educational. Worth a 40 minute visit for sure. Lots of kids oriented displays.

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forks township, pa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Got all the local and bayou information we needed to better understand the area. Wonderful little place to spend an hour in looking at and listening to the exhibits.

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Found all the maps and exhibits to be very enlightning. Browsed for over an hour, reading and looking through there. Highly recommend.

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Ft. Worth, TX
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118 reviews 118 reviews
77 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

This is a good representation of Acadian culture. Small museum and a neat building on the bayou. Would be neat if city could absorb the fee for tourists, but it is not expensive and kids enjoyed it.

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