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Abita Mystery House

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Address: 22275 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420-3854 (Formerly UCM Museum)
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+1 985-892-2624

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The entire Mystery House is an interesting work of art!

It costs only $3 to enter the UCM Museum (also known as the Abita Mystery House). The owner is a local artist with an interesting eye! There are push-button/interactive miniature... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2015
Emily B
Covington, Louisiana
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Abita Springs, LA
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2016

We have lived in the area for several years and although slightly intrigued, never were drawn to visit the little place. Finally some friends suggested we go and that we did. It is a "museum" that is all over the place. In one area you will see bottle top and glass mosaics in cement, another old arcade and fair games,... More 

1 Thank NonnaK
Covington, Louisiana
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2015

It costs only $3 to enter the UCM Museum (also known as the Abita Mystery House). The owner is a local artist with an interesting eye! There are push-button/interactive miniature scenes, a trailer with aliens, old arcade machines, and more! Definitely worth the $3 fee and worth the visit if you're in the area.

1 Thank Emily B
Washago, Canada
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101 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Just when you think you've seen everything, along comes the UCM (You See 'Em) museum. Along with things you haven't seen since you were a kid. It's been around a while, and has seen better days, but it's still worth a walk through memory lane.

1 Thank Craig W
Barwell, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We had read that this was an interesting place to visit and so we found it. What a collection of memorabilia from the 40s to the 70s. It was a wonder to behold. Well worth the $3 admission. If you're in the area, go visit.

1 Thank David A
Mandeville, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Loved this place! *Nothing I could say about this place could properly describe how awesome it was.* I can't compare this to anything I've previously done and I genuinely cannot wait to take my children to this hidden gem. Best thing I've done in Louisiana since I arrived here 2 years ago, and you absolutely cannot beat the price you'll... More 

1 Thank Leilani B
Panama City, Florida
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215 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2015

The place is worth the $3 admission price, although not the 300 mile trip for me. I have seen most of the place via the internet. The gift shop is out of this world. I spent $70 and could have spent twice that.

Thank BamaVol
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2015

We got a kick out of this quirky museum. The price was well worth going in to see the little detailed dioramas and wonderful rolling ball contraptions. If your kid is a scaredy cat, there might be a few things that will spook him, like a taxidermy fish with a skull for a head, but it's all in good fun!

2 Thank einola1
New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2015

What a cool place this is! We go at least twice if not three times a year and never are disappointed. There are always new exhibits and with as much to see, you always see something you missed before! This is very unique and very inexpensive. At a whopping 3.00 per person you won't empty your wallet and the gift... More 

1 Thank Danaludo
Covington, Louisiana
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Very unique eclectic museum with lots of unusual items that really excites your imagination. This museum is worth the trip to pass time on a lazy day or with your children or grandchildren.

1 Thank James H
New Orleans
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is now called the Abita Mystery House. It is full of eccentric collections, machines, licence plates, just a lot of funky things. I was told the American Pickers TV show did an episode on this place. It was a lot of fun for my whole family. The admission is only 3 dollars and it was worth it. If you... More 

1 Thank NolaBoy

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