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Dorcheat Historical Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Loved it!

Wonderful view into the past! Every corner we turned was filled with interesting items and tidbits... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Mandi L
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An enjoyable afternoon

Enjoyable, informative. The staff was extremely helpful and welcoming. She made us feel very much... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
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Jul 26, 2018
“Loved it!”
Jul 22, 2018
“An enjoyable afternoon”
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The Dorcheat Historical Association Museum is the culmination of a dream that began in the fall of 1974, our organization was formed to preserve the history of Webster Parish. The museum represents a timeline of our area. You will learn about famous...more
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116 Pearl St, Minden, LA 71055-3336
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful view into the past! Every corner we turned was filled with interesting items and tidbits of info. Loved the entrance.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mandi L
SchelleyB, General Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum and your kind review. Please visit us again when in the area.

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable, informative. The staff was extremely helpful and welcoming. She made us feel very much at home. Really good people. This is the place to start when you visit Minden!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank anitalavonne
SchelleyB, General Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your review and your visit to the museum. Please stop in again when you are in the area.

Reviewed July 19, 2018

Don't go to Minden without visiting this museum. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and a lot of fun!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shelby W
SchelleyB, Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and your kind words....hope to have you visit us again one day.

Reviewed June 8, 2018

We enjoyed the window into local history. It was neat for the kids to see things like a phonograph. Little things like the rules for keeping the latrine sanitary were fascinating. Some sections of it are more organized than others. The entrance area is impressively...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kathryn L
SchelleyB, Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit....museums are a work in progress and we certainly fit into that category. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed April 13, 2017

Museum has displays, dioramas, etc. with information on local history and people. The museum is free, but donations are accepted. Planning a visit, you might want to check by telephone to be certain the attraction is open.More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JasShreveport_LA
SchelleyB, Dorcheat Museum Director at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Thank you for visiting the museum. Be sure to follow us on Facebook to find out the latest happenings at the museum. Our hours are Tues-Friday 10-1 closed from 1-2 for lunch and open again from 2-4. Also by appointment for larger groups. Please come...More

Reviewed March 9, 2017

A very nice smaller museum for the history of the area. Very friendly and nice staff, the place had many exhibits to look over and learn about northern Louisiana.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Bernardo F
SchelleyB, Museum Director at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2017

Thank you for visiting the Dorcheat Museum... come back to see us soon.

Reviewed August 19, 2016

This museum is something the area needed years ago! It is well planned and has a nice setup! It might only mean something if you're affiliated with this region of the state, but if you're in town, stop by and check it out!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jww002
SchelleyB, Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2016

Thank you for visiting please come back anytime

Reviewed June 24, 2016

The Dorcheat Historical Museum is more extensive than we expected. The exhibits are well designed and informative. It is well worth a visit for anybody interested in the history of Minden, Louisiana.

Date of experience: June 2016
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SchelleyB, Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

Thank you for your kind review....please come back to the museum anytime...we are always finding out new history to share.

Reviewed December 10, 2015

This museum is top notch in quality. You would have a hard time finding a Museum of this quality in other towns of this size. We highly recommend it!

Date of experience: December 2015
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SchelleyB, Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

Thank you for your review of the Webster parish museum.... please come back anytime....we find out new history to share almost everyday!

Reviewed November 11, 2015

I went to this museum with my red hat group and thoroughly enjoyed it. The lady who gave the tour had a lot of information and the displays were well done

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Betty C
SchelleyB, Manager at Dorcheat Historical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

Thank you for your kind review of our local parish museum. Please come again when in the area.

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