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Address: 200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
Phone Number: 337-981-2364
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Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which...

Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.

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Nice venue

Acadian Village is a great venue for all types of events, photo sessions and Cajun and Creole historical tours. Don't miss their month-long Christmas lights celebration, Noel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Casey B
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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Acadian Village is a great venue for all types of events, photo sessions and Cajun and Creole historical tours. Don't miss their month-long Christmas lights celebration, Noel Acadian, in December.

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Thank Casey B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was beautiful! I would always come here. A relative of mine got married here and it looked even more beautiful! We got to feed the turtles in the pond

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Thank Stylishly C
Houston, Texas
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362 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Lafayette's two "historic" villages, the Acadian Village reconstructed what the 1800s Cajun housing community appears. The first sight of this venue is certainly impressive: a lovely tree-covered marsh with its banks lined with authentic old cabins that were moved to create what the history appears. You can even walk into all the houses and see the furniture! However,... More 

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Thank Jay Y
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited twice and really enjoyed both visits. The kids were exposed to their heritage and the volunteer "actors" were very friendly and knowledgable. There are the various buildings and characters as well as demonstrations, live music and an onsite restaurant. If you are in the area and want to see the cultural in a historical perspective I highly... More 

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Thank Roy C
Duson, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting! the walking tour of the homes gives you the feel of walking in a true Cajun village the staff if very friendly and helpful I really like the fact the all profits go to help the mentally disabled of the area

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Thank linletters
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We came here and spent several hours. We thoroughly enjoyed it here! It's beautiful, relaxing, and educational. You do a self guided tour with the map they give you. On the map they give you there is educational and informational summary of each building. It's a bit pricey for admission but worth it. You get to have an enjoyable time... More 

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Thank Heather M
Arnold, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is a very different place for a wedding. The Chapel was small and rustic, just what the bride wanted. Then we had a short walk to the reception hall which had a nice Bar area and a large Kitchen. It holds up to 100 people with round tables set up and even a bit room to dance. I loved... More 

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Thank Geli B
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

My girls and I had sometime to kill while my husband was in a meeting, so we went to the Acadian Village. We have family in Nova Scotia Canada and have learned many things over our years of visits there about the Acadians...so it was great to see how they lived when they settled in Louisiana. The open air museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I took my 6th grade class to Acadian Village on a field trip! It was the perfect place to take them. We were taken on a tour of the buildings from early Louisiana History. The tour only took maybe, 30 minutes--so they didn't get board. Then we had our picnic lunch and the kids feed the ducks and geese. We... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit for Christmas lights Cajun style. Good food and entertainment and rides for all the kids

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