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Vermilionville

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Address: 300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2028
Phone Number: 337-233-4077
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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 was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip. As another reviewer has said it is a wonderful place to spend time if you enjoy seeing and learning about the Acadian heritage... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip. As another reviewer has said it is a wonderful place to spend time if you enjoy seeing and learning about the Acadian heritage from the 19th century. You can wander through the reconstructed town visiting every building and talking to the guides and craftsmen in period costume. I loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a nice place to spend a few hours this is your spot. You can learn about water and wander around many old homes, the grandkids enjoyed the period actors and all Vermillionville had to offer.

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Lafayette
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I dabble in photography and have taken some amazing pictures here. definitely worth scheduling it in if your in the area. Warning Louisiana heat is brutal

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restraunt for dinner, after I ordered, the waiter just sent the food and never come back. Never want to go back.

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Shreveport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to spend a day if you enjoy actually seeing how our ancestors lived in the 19th century. Each historic building, lovingly restored, is open for touring and hosted by knowledgable guides in period dress. Many children from summer camps were there when we arrived, but they didn't hamper our access to everthing we wanted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to check with them for upcoming programs. They put on the best Earth Day celebration in town. REAL Earth day, not just a plastic filled promo event.

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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had limited free time but we wanted to to able to experience the culture. I was disappointed that it stopped admitting people at 3:00--we had to come back the next morning. I feel it was a good way to experience life back in those days. Having guides available in most houses was a bonus--they were very willing to answer... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This living history museum contains historic homes, and immaculately maintained grounds and craftsmen and docents in period costumes which present a great overview of the Acadian and Creole cultures. There is also a restaurant serving a buffet of regional cuisine which we did not visit. They were also setting up for Zydeco entertainment in the performance hall. We truly enjoyed... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vermilionville was very interesting and we learned a lot about the Cajun and Acadiana culture. The kids enjoyed the hands on activities.

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Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very unique place to visit. You learn so much of the history of Acadiana. I love how they have people in the buildings to tell you information instead of just going into an empty room and reading posters on the wall. I'm so glad we decided to visit here.

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