Louisiana State Museum - Baton Rouge
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|Facility:||Louisiana State Museum - Baton Rouge|
|Description:||The new museum, part of the Louisiana State Museum system under the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, features thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry and culture. The museum includes two permanent exhibitions, entitled Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation, and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America. Topics range from the Louisiana Purchase to Sportsmen's Paradise to Mardi Gras traditions throughout the state. Artifacts include a 48 foot wooden shrimp trawler, a Civil War submarine, a record breaking Marlin, a Krewe of lawnmowers, a New Orleans Lucky Dog cart and musical artifacts from Fats Domino, Buddy Guy, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Aaron Neville and much more.
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|Address 1:||660 N. 4th Street|
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|Hours:||Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and Sundays 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays.
|Admission:||$6 for adults
$5 for students, seniors and active military.
Children under 12 are admitted free to this and all Louisiana State Museum properties.
School and group tours are also available, with special discounted group rates. Please call 225-342-5414 for more information or to schedule a tour. Enhanced curriculum guides are available for 3rd and 8th grade tours.
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