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“Free, Outstanding displays, something for everyone” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge

Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge
660 N. 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-342-5428
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Ranked #8 of 33 Attractions in Baton Rouge
Type: Museums
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Free, Outstanding displays, something for everyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

We were overwhelmed by how much there was to see in this free museum! A great place to start your visit to LA if at all possible. So much information on the entire state's history, culture and present day. Clean and spacious and very modern. Expect to spend several hours and still miss many displays.

Visited December 2012
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St Andrews
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We found this modern museum, extremely informative, I liked the idea that you could touch most of the exhibits.

Visited November 2012
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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
“An outstanding glimpse at Louisiana”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The relatively new state museum in Baton Rouge ranks among the best of its kind in the nation. Exhibits are organized by theme rather than chronologically and cover a myriad of topics, ranging from the 1815 Battle of New Orleans to Mardi Gras. There is a nice mixture of artifacts, label copy, and participatory exhibits. Highly recommended!

Visited November 2012
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great free museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

It's a great start to learn more about Louisiana, its history, culture and people. And best part of it - it's free!

Visited October 2012
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“The Best Introduction to Louisiana Culture & History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

I come here several times a year with international visitors (relatives visiting from Europe, international LSU students from all continents), as this gives them such a wonderful introduction to the very special history and culture of our unique state: they love it, and the discovery of other places in South Louisiana makes so much more sense then. The visitor interacts and becomes part of life along the mighty Mississippi, colonial and American Louisiana, civil war, meets with Huey Long and engages in culture, folklore and economy when continuing the visit upstairs. One of the best museums of its kind: you would expect a museum of this quality to be crowded at all times. This is not the case. The LSM is awaiting your visit, you will not regret! Enjoy!

Visited August 2012
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