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Visit Louisiana's State Museums

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Jackson Square

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Louisiana has nine State Museums across the state, with exhibits ranging from Mardi Gras, music, sports, aviation and more!

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Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler at the Presbytere...

location_onThe Presbytère, New Orleans, LA

The Presbytère

4.5 star(428 Google reviews)
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751 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA

Open daily except Mondaysee hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Presbytere, next to the iconic St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square, has an extensive Mardi Gras Exhibit.

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...Where it's Mardi Gras year-round!

location_onThe Presbytère, New Orleans, LA
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The Presbytère

4.5 star(428 Google reviews)
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751 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA

Open daily except Mondaysee hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

See everything from vibrant Mardi Gras floats to intricate Mardi Gras Indian costumes at the Presbytere.

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Visit the Capitol Park Museum...

location_onCapitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
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Capitol Park Museum

4.7 star(405 Google reviews)
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660 N 4th St
Baton Rouge, LA

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Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

The Capitol Park Museum displays unique aspects of Louisiana's history, industry and culture.

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...And turn up the music

location_onCapitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
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Capitol Park Museum

4.7 star(405 Google reviews)
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660 N 4th St
Baton Rouge, LA

see hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

The Capitol Park Museum has a fascinating exhibit on Louisiana music and musicians - including this GRAMMY award.

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See the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame...

location_onLouisiana Sports Hall of Fame, Natchitoches, LA
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Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

4.6 star(78 Google reviews)
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800 Front St
Natchitoches, LA

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Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Wednesday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Thursday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Friday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Sunday:

Closed

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame features memorabilia from coaches and players throughout the decades.

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...and the Northwest Louisiana History Museum

location_onLouisiana Sports Hall of Fame, Natchitoches, LA

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

4.6 star(78 Google reviews)
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800 Front St
Natchitoches, LA

see hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Wednesday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Thursday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Friday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday:

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Trek upstairs from the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame to the Northwest Louisiana History Museum. You'll see exhibits depicting Louisiana's agriculture, wildlife, and artworks by Clementine Hunter.

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Go back in time

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1850 House

4.4 star(233 Google reviews)
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523 St Ann St
New Orleans, LA

Open daily except Mondaysee hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The 1850 House reflects mid-19th century prosperity, taste and daily life in New Orleans. The house is furnished with art and décor that speak to that era.

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Celebrate the birthplace of Jazz

location_onNew Orleans Jazz Museum, New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans Jazz Museum

4.4 star(1.1K Google reviews)
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400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA

Open daily except Mondaysee hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The New Orleans Jazz Museum promotes the global understanding of jazz as one of the most innovative, historically pivotal musical art forms in world history.

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Get up close to state-of-the-art aircrafts

location_onWedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum, Patterson, LA
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Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum

4.8 star(75 Google reviews)
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118 Cotten Rd
Patterson, LA

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Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

The Wedell-Williams Aviation Collection displays numerous aircraft, 1930s air racing trophies and memorabilia, and an exciting air racing film that visually transports you to the heart of the 1932 Cleveland National Air Races.

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And appreciate the arts

location_onThe Cabildo, New Orleans, LA
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The Cabildo

4.5 star(370 Google reviews)
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701 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA

Open daily except Mondaysee hourshide hours

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Wednesday:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Thursday:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Friday:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Saturday:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Sunday:

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

The Cabildo neighbors St. Louis Cathedral, where three floors of exhibitions cover the history of Louisiana by featuring artifacts such as documents, paintings and 3D objects from the museum’s vast collection.

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