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Vermilionville

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Address: 300 Fisher Road, off Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA 70508
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+1 337-233-4077
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre...

Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre village with meticulously recreated period homes, costumed staff demonstrating arts and crafts and a restaurant serving Cajun and Creole food.

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This is an interesting place to visit if you have the time. The grounds are lovely and you walk from house to house to explore buildings as they were back in the day. Several of... read more

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Mae Faek
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit if you have the time. The grounds are lovely and you walk from house to house to explore buildings as they were back in the day. Several of the homes have people dressed in period costumes that explain the purpose of the building and what they do there. Admission price is reasonable. However... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Vermilionville is a living history museum park which offers tours of historic houses with docents explaining the crafts of the 1800s. The Lafayette Parish Master Gardener Assn has a medicinal garden at one of the homes. Vermilonville has special programming on weekends which coincide with holidays. These are geared for the whole family. There are also speakers and demonstrations on... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For several years we had our company crawfish boil at this location and it was fantastic. Everyone was able to tour the houses and walk around the facility before or after the crawfish boil.

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Helendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this re-creation of history of the Acadian people and mixture of other races of Black, Spanish and Indian. Several guides were dressed in period clothing and explained different arts, like spinning and weaving. It was $10 per person to get in. The restaurant on site was good and reasonable. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Vevey, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and well kept, but some of the actors keep rambling forever and one cannot escape gracefully.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A chance to learn about history while hearing amazing live music!!! Great dancing too. The restaurant had a wonderful southern buffet for only 12.99 including drink and dessert!!! This is a must do for anyone wanting to learn more about the bayou, Cajun music, good cooking and so much more!!!

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Dundas, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great living history museum, we learned so much about the Acadian, First Nations & Creoles of this area. The in costume & character artist in each building were so knowledgeable and interesting to talk to. Spent so much time talking & listening we closed the place. Learned so much.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super nice place to walk through this village, we learned a lot about the Cajun culture, the Acadians and history of Lafayette. We also enjoyed a Zydeco band playing on Sunday, where locals were dancing and it sounded so good we joined, fun! Great scenery to take pictures.

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Estherwood, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great gift shop. Found a WONDERFUL map about the Acadians move from Nova Scotia to Louisiana. Interesting place to learn about our Cajun heritage.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

A must-visit in Lafayette. Visitors get exposure to Lafayette at its settlement and connection to its ancient culture.

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