Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Sainte Genevieve
Category: History Museums
Owned and operated since 1949 by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Missouri, the Bolduc...
Owned and operated since 1949 by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Missouri, the Bolduc House Museum tells the story of New France, the OTHER Colonial America, under the governments of both France and Spain before the Louisiana Purchase. Your experience takes you to three historic houses, including the National Historic Landmark, vertical log, circa 1792 Louis Bolduc House and its 18th century French kitchen garden. You will also explore the stories of French colonial Americans, Shawnee and Delaware Indians, and French African slaves in the oldest town of Missouri. Hear the stories, touch the stuff, sniff the flowers and let your curiosity free here where we make French colonial American history fun!