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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Other
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Ranked #2 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
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Ranked #3 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Other
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Ranked #4 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Louisiana's top university since 1860 has a beautiful, tree-covered campus and lots of attractions to visit, like the Union... more » Owner description: Louisiana's top university since 1860 has a beautiful, tree-covered campus and lots of attractions to visit, like the Union Art Gallery, Museum of Art, Greek Theatre and Museum of Natural Science. « less
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Ranked #5 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Step back in time to pre-industrial Louisiana at this 27-building museum complex, one of the best outdoor museums in the... more » Owner description: Step back in time to pre-industrial Louisiana at this 27-building museum complex, one of the best outdoor museums in the U.S., featuring tools, furniture and other artifacts and, the highlight, a recreated 19th-century plantation that portrays the daily lives of these early settlers. « less
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Ranked #6 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: ; History Museums; Ships; Museums
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Ranked #7 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Museums
Owner description: Once described by Mark Twain as the "ugliest thing on the Mississippi," this neogothic building, situated atop a bluff,... more » Owner description: Once described by Mark Twain as the "ugliest thing on the Mississippi," this neogothic building, situated atop a bluff, contains a stained-glass dome, an impressive spiral staircase and a museum covering state politics. « less
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Ranked #8 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
Owner description: This art deco masterpiece has been the site of a bombing, an assassination and the infinite machinations of state kingpins... more » Owner description: This art deco masterpiece has been the site of a bombing, an assassination and the infinite machinations of state kingpins and politicos. « less
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Ranked #10 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Dedicated to conservation, education and recreation, this 101-acre facility includes wildlife and ecology exhibits and a... more » Owner description: Dedicated to conservation, education and recreation, this 101-acre facility includes wildlife and ecology exhibits and a 65-acre cypress-tupelo swamp, navigable by boardwalk, and filled with wildlife such as birds, bobcats, foxes, turtles and alligators. « less
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Ranked #11 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Theaters; Other
Ranked #12 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Once the home to nine Louisiana Governors, this restored house museum includes memorabilia such as Huey Long's pajamas and... more » Owner description: Once the home to nine Louisiana Governors, this restored house museum includes memorabilia such as Huey Long's pajamas and Jimmie Davis' guitar, and is furnished to reflect the era in which it was occupied, 1930-1962. « less
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Ranked #13 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #14 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Casinos; Other
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Ranked #15 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: More than 944 animals and birds, set in their natural outdoor habitats, plus a children's area, tram and train rides make... more » Owner description: More than 944 animals and birds, set in their natural outdoor habitats, plus a children's area, tram and train rides make this a family-friendly attraction. « less
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Ranked #16 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
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Ranked #17 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Museums
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Ranked #18 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Educational Sites; Art Museums; Science Museums; Museums
The Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers educational entertainment for visitors of all ages.
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Ranked #19 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Dating back to the late 18th century, this historic home is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Louisiana. It was spared... more » Owner description: Dating back to the late 18th century, this historic home is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Louisiana. It was spared from demolition in the 1960s and is now open for tours. « less
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Ranked #20 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Water Parks; Other
Owner description: There's nothing like a water park for a hot Louisiana day, and this one is especially refreshing, not only for the heat... more » Owner description: There's nothing like a water park for a hot Louisiana day, and this one is especially refreshing, not only for the heat relief offered by its wave pool, raft ride and slides, but also for its noncommercial, friendly atmosphere. « less
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Ranked #21 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #22 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: Downtown Baton Rouge is a great place to hang out with its riverfront area, historic neighborhoods, Old State Capitol... more » Owner description: Downtown Baton Rouge is a great place to hang out with its riverfront area, historic neighborhoods, Old State Capitol building and numerous restaurants and dance clubs. « less
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Ranked #23 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #24 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Louisiana State University museum.
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Ranked #25 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Casinos; Other
Owner description: Three-deck riverboat casino offers more than 29,000 square feet of gaming fun featuring 800 slots, bingo and a variety of... more » Owner description: Three-deck riverboat casino offers more than 29,000 square feet of gaming fun featuring 800 slots, bingo and a variety of table games such as Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, Craps, Mini-Baccarat and Roulette. « less
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Ranked #27 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Category: Casinos; Other
Owner description: This floating casino replicates an old-time paddle-wheeler, in which you can gamble and eat to your heart's content at the... more » Owner description: This floating casino replicates an old-time paddle-wheeler, in which you can gamble and eat to your heart's content at the all-you-can-eat buffet. « less
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Ranked #28 of 28 attractions in Baton Rouge
Owner description: LaHouse is a showcase of solutions for Gulf South homes. Visit LaHouse on the LSU campus to: • Explore its many exhibits,... more » Owner description: LaHouse is a showcase of solutions for Gulf South homes. Visit LaHouse on the LSU campus to: • Explore its many exhibits, cut-away reveals, and features in each room and outside the buildings and grounds. • Learn from the educational signage, tour guide videos and free publications. • Benefit from what you discover to make your home more comfortable, energy-efficient, healthy, durable, safe, convenient and valuable. LaHouse is a unique demonstration home that depicts a range of ways that today's homes can overcome the challenges of a hot, humid, rainy climate, hurricanes, floods, and termites while providing more of what we want from our homes. It displays beautiful design and decor along with views into what's normally hidden -- 4 high-performance, energy-efficient building systems and technologies, fortified features, many green materials, healthy indoor air strategies, universal design for all ages and stages of life and more. LaHouse is a regional sustainable housing resource center and educational outreach initiative of the LSU AgCenter Extension Service. Make plans to visit LaHouse and shape your home... to shape your future. « less
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