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Address: 155 Rue Jefferson, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone Number: 318 357 3101; 888 677 7853
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Replica Fort

I liked the FREE clean safe open spacious parking available. I like that Adults fee is only $4 and Seniors over 62 enter free admission. I like the grounds and flowers within the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Mr B
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I liked the FREE clean safe open spacious parking available. I like that Adults fee is only $4 and Seniors over 62 enter free admission. I like the grounds and flowers within the Fort. I liked the 14 minute Introductory video inside the Admission building. I like seeing characters in period costumes walking the grounds demonstrating history.

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a state park and is really interesting. There is a small museum which highlights the first French settlers in Louisiana. The museum also features an informative fifteen minute film. The highlight of this state park is a reproduction of the fort located close to the original site. Adult admission was only $4.00. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My grandchildren are home schoolers and they loved the hands on self guided tour. They got to see a real Fort and learn how they lived back then. Thank you!!!!

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Alma, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great historical information a very good museum and films and a great view of rivers. Told of first sellers in 1700's and civil war era.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Nice replica of the original fort, neat museum, and woodsy setting. The fort is very simple and basic with not alot of items to see like the plantations in the area, but still an enjoyable attraction. The film of Natchitoches history was good and the staff is great. We enjoyed watching some of their game camera films that were playing... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I visited this site with my family when they came from out of state. It was the perfect place for them to get a small glimpse of early life in Louisiana. The two guides working that the site were very knowledgeable and spent a good amount of time answering questions and explaining things in relation to other historic events. The... More 

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La.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It wasn't much to it, took about 15 minutes to see everything. Don't waste your time. It cost to get it, it should be free.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Re-creation of a very interesting little fort. We had no idea of any of the local history since we had never been to this part of Louisiana before. It turns out to be quite interesting. We spent a nice couple of hours touring the fort, going on a short tour, and learning the local history.

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Austin, Texas
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Fort St. Jean Baptiste is a must see for history buffs. The museum has some nice exhibits and a film that highlight the history of the French occupation of this area. In addition, employees of the museum have built a great reconstruction of the fort only about 200 yards from the museum. While we were there, they had two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

this is an awesome place to tour and learn about. i been goin here since i was a teenager and ive always loved it

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