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Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge

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Address: 660 N. 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number: 12253425428
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A great place for children of all ages. There is always something fascinating to see at the LSM in BR. My children just love going here and it expands their mind on so much.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great place for children of all ages. There is always something fascinating to see at the LSM in BR. My children just love going here and it expands their mind on so much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was actually pretty impressed with this place even though I'm not a big fan of museums, really captures the old Louisiana times.

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum covers all the industry in the various areas of LA. The grands enjoyed it as well as my son and I. It's well put together and educational with many pictures and models of the industry in the state, the layout an how things work. Run by the state, affordable. Makes a great afteroon, close to the capitol. You... More 

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Thank zstargazer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked it here. From mardi gra to jazz funeral lots of cultural trait belongs to louisiana. And they made it fun. The prices Werent so high either. Also you can learn about the history of state. A very well designed museum.

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Yardville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two floors jam packed with wonderful and informative displays.Answers many questions on the cultures found in Louisiana and the history of many things. Large display on the music and musicians of the area and other Louisiana contributions. The other floor is dedicated to showing how early settlers and the Mississippi has effected life in this state. A fine overview of... More 

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Thank Charlestontourist58
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very neat museum. We all enjoyed it. A lot of Louisiana history as well as a lot of historical information about then and now in Louisiana.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This showcases the history of Louisiana a state with very many influences and people making up its special character. The displays and narrative are good, but the music section is more than that. It’s brilliant. Each type of musical influence from swamp pop to country, from zydeco to R&B and jazz has its own dedicated area talking of the origins... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great museum divided onto two floors, lifts available, down stairs deals with History of area, cival rights etc , fishing industry, cotton industry etc, you will understand when seen ,but upstairs is the Jewel which deals with music in area, Mardi Gras festival and local jazz music. Fantastic costumes, interactive music areas, dancing area, ha ha , and other... More 

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Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic museum, Very interesting and informative exhibits especially for someone on their first visit to the state. Great for kids.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Plan on enough time to see the entire museum. Unfortunately I only had an hour and would have love to been able to spend a great deal more time. Well laid out exhibits with just the right amount of text on the panels.

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