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Bayou Teche Museum

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131 E Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560-3702
+1 337-606-5977
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A gem of a museum on Main St

This museum is a gem for locals and tourists alike. It gives a very interesting history of the city... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
Karen A
New Iberia, Louisiana
via mobile
Very interesting

Everything you want to know about true cajun culture and history is here. Very well organized and... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
marty g
New Iberia, Louisiana
via mobile
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“salt mine” (4 reviews)
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131 E Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560-3702
+1 337-606-5977

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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

This museum is a gem for locals and tourists alike. It gives a very interesting history of the city of New Iberia and has rotating exhibits that will keep it interesting for locals to return. Lately, it has also featured works of art from world...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Everything you want to know about true cajun culture and history is here. Very well organized and pleasant location.

Thank marty g
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Small museum on Main St. Has a history of the area as well as some nice displays about the salt mines and the sugar cane relevance to the area. They also have an exhibit of "Blue Dog" artist George Rodrique who grew up in the...More

Thank gary K
Reviewed May 17, 2017

This little gem of a museum is growing as we speak. It includes local history, a Robert Dafford mural, interactive "visit" to a salt mine, interactive music and video exhibits, a great introductory video to the museum, and the studio of George Rodrigue (a New...More

Thank justcindy2016
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Don't miss this when visiting New Iberia and the Bayou Teche! The volunteers are local who are proud of their heritage and their town. The hometown boys of James Lee Burke, two time Edgar award author and artist George Rodrigue both have many of their...More

Thank MaryWhitt
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by this small museum. It was very well done and we learned much about the area history. We particularly enjoyed the information and displays about the sugar and salt industries.

Thank CeeJayEm
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This was a very complete description of the start of New Iberia and the life style of its people throughout the years

Thank Ted N Linda M
Reviewed December 6, 2016

The folks at the reception were so very pleasant and friendly (as all folks in LA). The visit was very informative and the man made himself available to answer all of our questions...the exhibits are well displayed and explained, and full of surprising artifacts making...More

Thank GloriaandPhil
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed with the quality of the museum exhibits, the videos, the salt mine simulation, and the display of the search for the sunken ship. The docents were very helpful and friendly.

Thank 555daleh
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful small museum. The museum is very informative. Includes a very interesting film about the settlement of the Bayou Teche area & several interactive displays.

Thank Jan M
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