Museums in Louisiana

Name Town/City Region Type
1850 House New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Abbeville Museum Abbeville Cajun Heartland Multiple
Acadian Cultural Center Lafayette Cajun Heartland Culture
Acadian Village Lafayette Cajun Heartland Open air
Acadiana Center for the Arts Lafayette Cajun Heartland Art
Adai Indian Nation Culture Center Robeline Northwest Native American
Adam Ponthieu Grocery Store & Big Bend Post Office Museum Moreauville Central History
Addis Museum Addis Baton Rouge area Local history
Alexandre Mouton House Lafayette Cajun Heartland Historic house
Alexandria Museum of Art Alexandria Central Art
Alexandria T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum Alexandria Central Children's
American Italian Renaissance Foundation New Orleans Greater New Orleans Ethnic
Amistad Research Centerat Tulane University New Orleans Greater New Orleans Art
Amite City Museum Amite Baton Rouge area Local history
Andonie Museum Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Sports
Angola Museum Angola Baton Rouge area Prison
Arna Bontemps African American Museum Alexandria Central African American
Ark-La-Tex Mardi Gras Museum Bossier City Northwest Amusement
The Arsenal (New Orleans) New Orleans Greater New Orleans Local history
Audubon Insectarium New Orleans Greater New Orleans Natural history
Audubon State Historic Site St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Historic house
Autrey House Museum Dubach Northwest Historic house
Backstreet Cultural Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans African American
Baker Heritage Museum Baker Baton Rouge area History
Barnwell Garden & Art Center Shreveport Northwest Art
Baton Rouge Gallery Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Art
Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum Houma Baton Rouge area Natural history
Beauregard Museum DeRidder Southwest Local history
Beauregard-Keyes House New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Bernice Depot Museum Bernice Northwest Railroad
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens Monroe Northeast Multiple
Bienville Depot Museum Arcadia Central Local history
Bishop Martin Museum Natchitoches Central Religious
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge Monroe Northeast Natural history
Bonnie & Clyde Ambush Museum Gibsland Northwest Biographical
Brimstone Museum Sulphur Southwest Local history
Butler Greenwood Plantation St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Historical house
The Cabildo New Orleans Greater New Orleans History
Cajun Music Hall Of Fame & Museum Eunice Cajun Heartland Music
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Lake Charles Southwest Natural history
Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery and Museum Tangipahoa Baton Rouge area Military
Canary Islanders Cultural Museum Houma Baton Rouge area Historic house
CARTE Museum Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Local history
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Lafayette Cajun Heartland Religious
Centenary State Historic Site Jackson Baton Rouge area Education
Charenton Heritage Museum Charenton Cajun Heartland Local history
Chennault Aviation and Military Museum of Louisiana Monroe Northeast Aerospace
Children's Museum (Lake Charles, Louisiana) Lake Charles Southwest Children's
Children's Museum of Acadiana Lafayette Cajun Heartland Children's
Chitimacha Museum Charenton Cajun Heartland Native American
Civil and Korean War Naval Museum Arcadia Central Military
Collinswood Museum Ponchatoula Baton Rouge area Local history
Confederate Memorial Hall New Orleans Greater New Orleans Military
Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans New Orleans Greater New Orleans Art
Cottonport Museum Cottonport Cajun Heartland Local history
Coushatta Indian Museum Elton Southwest Native American
Creole Heritage Folklife Center Opelousas Cajun Heartland African American
Crystal Rice Heritage Farm Crowley Cajun Heartland Multiple
Degas House New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
DeFosse Home Mansura Central Historic house
Delta Music Museum Ferriday Central Music
Destrehan Plantation Destrehan Greater New Orleans Historic house
DeQuincy Railroad Museum DeQuincy Southwest Railroad
Diboll Art Gallery New Orleans Greater New Orleans Art
Dorcheat Historical Association Museum Minden Northwest Local history
Eddie G. Robinson Museum Grambling Northwest Biographical
E. D. White Historic Site Thibodaux Greater New Orleans Historic house
Eighth Air Force Museum Bossier City Northwest Aerospace
Enchanted Mansion Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Toy
Eunice Museum Eunice Cajun Heartland Local history
Evergreen Plantation Wallace Baton Rouge area Historic house
Fairview-Riverside State Park Madisonville Baton Rouge area Historic house
Fort Jackson, Louisiana Plaquemines Parish Baton Rouge area Military
Fort Jesup State Historic Site Many Central Military
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site Natchitoches Central Military
Frogmore Plantation Ferriday Central Open air
Gallier House New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Amusement
Germantown Colony and Museum Minden Northwest History
GOSH Museum Slidell Greater New Orleans Local history
Grandmother’s Buttons St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Commodity
Greenwood Plantation (Louisiana) St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Historic house
Gretna Historical Society Museum Gretna Greater New Orleans Open air
Grevemberg House Museum Franklin Cajun Heartland Historic house
Gueydan Museum Gueydan Cajun Heartland Local history
Herbert S. Ford Memorial Museum Homer Northwest Local history
Hermann-Grima House New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Hermione Museum Tallulah Northwest Local history
Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center Lake Charles Southwest Art
Historic Donaldsonville Museum Donaldsonville Baton Rouge area Local history
Historic New Orleans Collection New Orleans Greater New Orleans Multiple
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Darrow Baton Rouge area Historic house
Iberville Museum Plaquemine Baton Rouge area Local history
Imperial Calcasieu Museum Lake Charles Southwest Multiple
Independence Italian Cultural Museum Independence Baton Rouge area Ethnic
International Petroleum Museum and Exposition Morgan City Cajun Heartland Industry
Isaiah Garrett Law Office Monroe Northeast Historic site
J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center Shreveport Northwest Maritime
Jackson Barracks Military Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Military
Jackson Parish Heritage Museum Jonesboro Northeast Local history
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Chalmette Greater New Orleans Military
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve New Orleans Greater New Orleans Culture
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Thibodaux Greater New Orleans Culture
Jeanerette Museum Jeanerette Southwest Local history
Jim Bowie Display & Museum Opelousas Cajun Heartland Biographical
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Shreveport Northwest Multiple
Kent Plantation House Alexandria Central Historic house
Kentwood Museum Kentwood Baton Rouge area Local history
Lafayette Natural History Museum & Planetarium Lafayette Cajun Heartland Natural history
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum Madisonville Baton Rouge area Maritime
Laura Plantation Vacherie Baton Rouge area Historic house
Laurel Valley Village Museum and Country Store Thibodaux Greater New Orleans Open air
Leatherwood Museum Oakdale Southwest Local history
Le Vieux Village Opelousas Cajun Heartland Open air
Lincoln Parish Museum Ruston Northeast Historic house
Log Cabin Museum Shongaloo Northwest History
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site St. Martinville Cajun Heartland Open air
Longue Vue House and Gardens New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Louisiana Art and Science Museum Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Multiple
Louisiana Children's Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Children's
Louisiana Governor's Mansion Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Historic house
Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum Abbeville Cajun Heartland Military
Louisiana History Museum Alexandria Central History
Louisiana Maneuvers and Military Museum Pineville Central Military
Louisiana Military Museum Ruston Northeast Military
Louisiana Museum of Natural History Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Natural history
Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame Winnfield Central History
Louisiana State Archive and Research Library Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Art
Louisiana State Capitol Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area History
Louisiana State Cotton Museum Lake Providence Northeast Agriculture
Louisiana State Exhibit Museum Shreveport Northwest History
Louisiana State Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Multiple
Louisiana State Museum – Baton Rouge Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Multiple
Louisiana State Museum – Patterson Patterson Cajun Heartland Multiple
Louisiana State Oil and Gas Museum Oil City Northwest Industry
Louisiana Telephone Pioneer Museum Jennings Southwest Technology
LSU Galleries Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Art
LSU Museum of Art Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Art
LSU Pioneer Heritage Center Shreveport Northwest Living
LSU Rural Life Museum Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Open air
Madame John's Legacy New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Magnolia Mound Plantation Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Historic house
Magnolia Plantation Derry Central Open air
Maison Jean Marie Laran Museum Ville Platte Cajun Heartland Local history
Mansfield State Historic Site Mansfield Northwest Military
Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu Lake Charles Southwest Amusement
Marksville State Historic Site Marksville Central Archaeology
Martin Homeplace Museum Columbia Northeast Living
Masur Museum of Art Monroe Northeast Art
Meadows Museum of Art Shreveport Northwest Art
Melrose Plantation Melrose Central Historic house
Merryville Museum Merryville Southwest Local history
Mooringsport Mini Museum Mooringsport Northwest Local history
Multicultural Center of the South Shreveport Northwest Culture
Musée Conti Historical Wax Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Wax
Musée Rosette Rochon New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Museum of Political History Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area History
Museum of the American Cocktail New Orleans Greater New Orleans Food
Museum of the Acadian Memorial St. Martinville Cajun Heartland Ethnic
Museum of West Louisiana Leesville Southwest Open air
Myrtles Plantation St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Historic house
National Hansen's Disease Museum Carville Greater New Orleans Medical
National Seelos Shrine New Orleans Greater New Orleans Religious
National World War II Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Military
Newcomb Art Gallery New Orleans Greater New Orleans Art
New Orleans African American Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans African American
New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Religious
New Orleans Fire Department Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Firefighting
New Orleans Mint New Orleans Greater New Orleans Numismatic
New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Greater New Orleans Art
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Medical
Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum Monroe Northeast Children's
Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum Monroe Northeast African American
Nottoway Plantation White Castle Baton Rouge area Historic House
Oak Alley Plantation Vacherie Baton Rouge area Historic house
Oakland Plantation Natchitoches Central Open air
Oaklawn Manor Franklin Cajun Heartland Historic house
Ogden Museum of Southern Art New Orleans Greater New Orleans Art
Old Arsenal Museum Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Military
Old Courthouse Museum Natchitoches Central Multiple
Old Louisiana Governor's Mansion Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Historic house
Old Ursuline Convent New Orleans Greater New Orleans Religious
Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center Opelousas Cajun Heartland Local history
Opelousas Museum of Art Opelousas Cajun Heartland Art
Ouachita River Art Gallery West Monroe Northeast Art
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum Lafayette Cajun Heartland Art
Pentagon Barracks Museum Batton Rouge Baton Rouge Military
Pitot House New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic house
Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site Plaquemine Baton Rouge area Transportation
Pointe Coupee Parish Museum New Roads Baton Rouge area Historic house
Port Allen Railroad Depot Port Allen Baton Rouge area Transportation
Port Hudson State Historic Site Port Hudson Baton Rouge area Military
Poverty Point State Historic Site Pioneer Northeast Archaeology
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center Eunice Cajun Heartland Culture
The Presbytère New Orleans Greater New Orleans Historic Site
Ragley Museum Ragley Baton Rouge area Local history
Rebel State Historic Site Marthaville Central Music
Republic of West Florida Museum Jackson Baton Rouge area Local history
River Road African American Museum Donaldsonville Baton Rouge area African American
Rivertown (Louisiana) Kenner Greater New Orleans Multiple
Robert Gentry Museum Many Central History
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Historic house
R. W. Norton Art Gallery Shreveport Northwest Art
San Francisco Plantation St. John the Baptist Parish Baton Rouge area Historic house
Schepis Museum Columbia Northeast Multiple
Sci-Port Shreveport Northwest Science
Shadows-on-the-Teche New Iberia Cajun Heartland Historic house
Simmesport Fishing Industry Museum Simmesport Central Maritime
Slidell Cultural Center Slidell Greater New Orleans Multiple
Slidell Museum Slidell Greater New Orleans Local history
Snyder Museum Bastrop Northeast History
South Beauregard Museum Longville Baton Rouge area Local history
Southdown Plantation House Houma Baton Rouge area Local history
Southern Food and Beverage Museum New Orleans Greater New Orleans Food
Southern Forest Heritage Museum Long Leaf Central Industry
Southern University Museum of Art Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Art
Spring Street Historical Museum Shreveport Northwest Local history
St. James Culture and Heritage Center St. James Greater New Orleans Local history
St. Joseph Plantation Vacherie Baton Rouge area Historic house
St. Martinville Cultural Heritage Center St. Martinville Cajun Heartland Multiple
Stage of Stars Museum Shreveport Northwest Media
Stagecoach Trail Museum Gibsland Northwest Local history
Stephens African American Museum Shreveport Northwest African American
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum Hammond Baton Rouge area African American
Tee Joe Gonzales Museum Gonzales Baton Rouge area Historic house
Touchstone Wildlife and Art Museum Haughton Northwest Natural history
Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Museum Marksville Central Native American
UCM Museum Abita Springs Baton Rouge area Art
ULM Museum of Natural History Monroe Northeast Natural history
USS Kidd & Veterans Memorial Baton Rouge Baton Rouge area Maritime
Varnado Store Museum Franklinton Baton Rouge area Local history
Vermilionville Lafayette Cajun Heartland Living
Vivian Railroad Station Museum Vivian Northwest Local history
W. H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum Jennings Southwest History
Washington Museum and Tourist Information Washington Baton Rouge area Local history
Welsh Museum Welsh Southwest Local history
West Baton Rouge Museum Port Allen Baton Rouge area Multiple
West Feliciana Historical Society Museum St. Francisville Baton Rouge area Local history
Westwego Historical Museum Westwego Greater New Orleans Local history
Winter Quarters State Historic Site Newellton Northeast Historic house
Zachary Historic Village Zachary Baton Rouge area Open air
Zigler Museum Jennings Southwest Art