Alexandre Mouton House

Alexandre Mouton House, Lafayette: Address, Phone Number, Alexandre Mouton House Reviews: 4.5/5

Alexandre Mouton House
4.5
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Built in 1800 by city founder Jean Mouton, this antebellum home later belonged to Jean's son, Alexandre, first Democratic governor of Louisiana, and now houses antiques, paintings and a collection of Mardi Gras costumes.
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Claire B
New Orleans, LA1 contribution
Owner offered partial refund, never did.
Oct 2020 • Family
Booked a room at the Mouton House through Air-b-nb as my children and I went to Shreveport for the last hurricane and we were making our way back. We needed to stay one more night somewhere because we didn’t have power so I decided to take them to the Mouton house. I found out we had power restored and asked the owner, Ravi, If he would give a partial refund. He replied, “ I will request a partial refund”. Air-b-nb explained that it was Ravi’s decision. Ravi never replied to my 2 messages and never gave a partial refund.
As a steward of such a beautiful and historic Louisiana landmark , I have to ask..... Do you care about the struggle of it’s people?
Written November 5, 2020
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Tzivia R
49 contributions
Educational, Beautiful, Interesting, Inexpensive
Jan 2020
We were looking for cultural places to visit with our kids on the drive from New Orleans to Houston and came across the Alexandre Mouton House. This was perfect, easy to find, designated street parking, inexpensive entrance fee, Jody was so sweet and gave us a quick history and then put on the 18 minute film, then we got to walk through the house and property, take pictures and get up close with the things we saw on the film. There were so many interesting artifacts and furniture, we really enjoyed seeing it all and the restoration was done so well and the whole trip took about 1 hour and was exactly what we expected.
Written January 27, 2020
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Sophie1delaMar
Chicago, Illinois44 contributions
Nice restoration!
Nov 2019
The Alexander Mouton House was an unexpected pleasure. The docent was very welcoming, the film gave a very detailed history, and the furnishings and artefacts were quite genuine and interesting. The price is downright cheap and they provide designated street parking right in front.
Written November 7, 2019
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Ben There
Queen Creek, AZ203 contributions
50 years since last visit
Apr 2019 • Couples
My last visit was 50years ago, in town for a high school reunion, it’s an education to see this building again and the restoration at hand.

Outside, time seems to stand still, but on the inside there is much going on.

This is a must see to understand the Lafayette experience and remember the past. Take the tour, fun.
Written April 9, 2019
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Andree D
Lafayette, Louisiana90 contributions
Great lecture series to showcase local talent.
Apr 2018 • Family
This museum hosts a lecture series in conjunction with the Lafayette Public Library system. We have listened to local artists, ship builders and chef's give talks about their crafts. A very interesting way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Written June 19, 2018
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FREDERIC D
Dijon, France253 contributions
A Must See / Incontournable
Jun 2018 • Business
This house should come among the first visit to make in Lafayette . Beautiful old house more than 200 years old , the gate to the history of Lafayette city and one of his most famous family of French origin , Mouton. It looks like a private visit , thanks to the warm welcoming of the lady in charge . We had a great time and you can go after your visit to the cathedral and graveyard behind where the main families who set up the city are buried . Bravo et à visiter
Written June 5, 2018
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rharri523085
Lafayette, LA14 contributions
Historical Preservation
Feb 2018
Learn about the city and the French influence by visiting this historic home in downtown Lafayette, LA. If you like history, you will like this place.
Written May 3, 2018
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KthSch
Aurora, IL3,334 contributions
Worth a stop
Apr 2018 • Solo
Inexpensive and small historical home with an excellent collection of furnishings, paintings, antiques, etc. Worth it to spend the 15 minutes to watch the orientation video (serves as a tour of the house). Glad I stopped by.
Written April 26, 2018
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TravelIntl
Texas600 contributions
Enjoyed our visit!
Mar 2018 • Couples
My daughter and I visited this historic house on our weekend trip to Lafayette. Admission is $5 for adults. We watched a well-done video almost 20 minutes long about the house and its contents. Then we were free to look around 2 stories of the house at our own pace. Enjoyed our visit!
Written March 28, 2018
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David T
Shreveport, LA1,414 contributions
Historic and well-preserved
Jan 2018 • Couples
Privately owned and maintained. The museum curatrix is knowledgeable and friendly. There is a well-done introductory video. There are 2 floors packed with interesting exhibits of all kinds. Antiques; period books, quilts and artifacts.
Written January 27, 2018
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