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Excellent introduction to the 'Cajun' culture

We were on vacation and wanted a few days of getting to understand the culture of Louisiana. Before... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Fleet, United Kingdom
Great place

My kids and I had a blast at the Cultural Center. I absolutely love the deck on the bayou and the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Cynthia P
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314 Saint Mary St, Thibodaux, LA 70301-2620
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

We were on vacation and wanted a few days of getting to understand the culture of Louisiana. Before this trip I was not really aware of the differences between Cajun and Creole and what the history is. This was a great introduction, with a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My kids and I had a blast at the Cultural Center. I absolutely love the deck on the bayou and the ducks that hang around. We went inside and we were very impressed with all the history in this small place. They have a great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

It was an off season day and wrote a letter. I have been several other times for my kids. I have been here for plays and cajun music. This place is so essential in cajun heritage and recommend this to any local or visitor. I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank gregg238
Reviewed May 10, 2018

The national park service rangers here show their love of and knowledge of the area, the moment you come through the door. The exhibit area is small but very thoughtfully done and the Cajun (Acadian) history is something we should have learned in school and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kjd1952
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

If you want a quick, easy overview of Acadian history, is this small quiet town, then this is the place to go. Friendly, helpful Rangers on hand and a good selection of free 30-45 minute films about Acadia, enough to suit all tastes. No entry...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chelenb33
Reviewed April 27, 2018

This is a great little free National Parks museum on French Acadian "Cajun" history and culture. They have a choice of films: the 45 min one on Acadia is excellent and tells how the Cajun people arrived and there is one on the war of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank eurilla
Reviewed April 4, 2018

we learned so much about this aspect of canadian history which was glossed over during my school years. so much stuff and the wall to wall displays were well set up. so much cajun information, ranger are well informed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank albertan12days
Reviewed January 15, 2018

They have a good choice of film for info on Louisiana. If you are lucky, you will have the night of music with musicians or the french meeting.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank becscie
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Learn who the Cajuns are and their influence on louisiana culture. This isn't quite what I expected of the south

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paris W
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This is not your typical National Park, but don't be fooled by that. The rangers are kind and the inside museum is very informative and gives you a break from the heat. Check out one of the bayou boat tours and there are even camps/classes...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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