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Address: 300 Fisher Road, off Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone Number: 337-233-4077
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts, Leisure education
Description: Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre...
Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre village with meticulously recreated period homes, costumed staff demonstrating arts and crafts and a restaurant serving Cajun and Creole food.
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CajunMe

Great place to visit but was a bit warn in July. It is a must see when visiting Cajun Country. The live music was great and enjoyed watching people dance. Sorry we didn't eat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Mandeville, Louisiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit but was a bit warn in July. It is a must see when visiting Cajun Country. The live music was great and enjoyed watching people dance. Sorry we didn't eat there as the buffet was very reasonable priced at $11.95. Definitely worth the price of admission.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is the Acadiana version of Deerfield Village or Colonial Williamsburg, with locals in period costumed dress & performing period arts & crafts. A lake with raft for kids & an adjacent restaurant. Adequate parking and easy Freeway access. Come be a Cajun for a day!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a historical French Acadian village where the staff dresses up and does activities throughout the location. There is a lot to learn or you can simply stroll along and rest on the benches at your leisure. The staff is really interesting as one lady doing crafts pointed out an alligator she noticed by the water close by and... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We visited mid-week with my parents and had almost the whole park to ourselves. There were still plenty of artisans and docents around to answer questions and everyone was really outgoing and friendly... Had a great lunch at the attached restaurant which only has a limited menu but the prices can't be beat.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Close to the airport, quaint village with history, culture and science of water aquifers - lot to see for all ages.

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north west england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

starts with a visit to a reconstructed village with houses, school, boatyard ,blacksmith and several other properties to visit. All accompanied by a history board of where the buildings were originally located. Moving through the site you come to the main house and after visiting there is a rope pulled (self pull) raft across a lake which is quite fun... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Think Williamsburg. Ask questions to the knowlegeable, costumed staff on this little known historical period of Acadiana in Louisiana and US history. They strive to keep the French language alive in Lafayette.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nice place to visit if you want to experience the Cajun culture. The food is fine, not first class but fine.

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Gun Barrel City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Enjoyed the gift shop, picked up some things for the grand kids, the restaurant was great. I would definitely go back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The day we visited was very rainy & some areas within the village were flooding. However, most if not all of the historic buildings remained open and the docents who worked in them were still welcoming and eager to share the history of their particular piece of Vermillionville. I commend them and thank them for their dedication. Because of them,... More 

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Additional Information about Vermilionville

Address: 300 Fisher Road, off Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone Number: 337-233-4077
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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