Highlights of Museums in Louisiana
Louisiana is home to a rich tapestry of indigenous music, unique cuisine and picturesque vistas. It is a state where you can Feed Your Soul with one-of-a-kind experiences. The stories that are waiting to unfold across our bayous, can only be found in Louisiana.
For centuries a variety of cultures have called Louisiana home and contributed to the state’s deep and colorful history. French, Spanish, German, and other European cultures have storied histories in Louisiana. Some of the state’s settlements are among the oldest in the United States and the area was also home to a large Native American population. Museums, landmarks and historic trail sites can be found all over the state.
Louisiana's museums offer a deep look into the stories, history, creative talent and engineering that have all shaped Louisiana to be what she is today. The Bayou State treasures its long history and values the ongoing artistic contributions of its many talented citizens and keeps them preserved and on display.
The result is an abundance of museums in every corner of the state including–but not limited to–nine State Museums, galleries and historic structures that preserve and exhibit the state's most valued assets for anyone who chooses to see them.
Included below is a list of popular museums around the state ... there are dozens more, so explore, and enjoy!
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