Louisiana Attractions

World-renowned museums, music, amazing architecture and more! With Louisiana's Choice Hotels you'll be a stone's throw away from it all. Take a peek at the cultural attractions the state of Louisiana offers.
The Snyder Museum
1620 E. Madison Avenue
Bastrop, LA 71220
This art museum houses works by Louisiana regional artists, as well as the masterpieces of nationally acclaimed painters and sculptors. See how the locals of Louisiana interpret their world through mediums which will delight your eyes and intrigue your mind.
Ark-La-Tex Mardi Gras Museum
2101 E. Texas Street
Bossier City, LA 71111
We've all heard of Mardis Gras. In fact, it's probably Louisiana's most famous attraction. Every year, citizens of the world flock to New Orleans for the festival of a lifetime, "celebration central", as it's called. Find out everything there is to know about the fascinating festivities and their history at this rich museum.
The Princess Theatre
714 Prairie Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295
The theatre which graces the stage of the Princes Theatre is always venerable, although its diversity is at times highly unpredictable. But we think you'll enjoy almost every night on the stage at this theatre, which hosts events which range from serious dramas to musical theatre, and even magic shows. Call ahead for show times and information.
Alexandria Museum of Art
933 2nd Street
Alexandria, LA
The Alexandria Museum of Art is housed within the historic Rapides Bank Building. Built in 1898, the building itself is a work of art and is listed on the National Historic Register. Featuring everything from fine works of art by folk masters and their kin to a regional gallery and even a gallery designed with the kids in mind, this truly is an attraction that no one will want to miss.
Adai Indian Nation Cultural Center
4460 Highway 485
Robeline, LA 71469
American Indians were the first to populate the area which is today known as Louisiana. Find out more about their rich cultural heritage through exhibits which range from authentic pottery unearthed in archeological digs to modern-day art and dress produced and used by the American Indians of the 21st century.
Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame
499 E. Main Street
Winnfield, LA 71483
Politics shape the landscape of any governed area, and Louisiana is no exception. Learn about the driving forces which created the geopolitical climate in which Louisiana thrives today. Track old campaigns through their grass roots to candidacy and election (or rejection) and revere the great democratic process which has brought the state so much prosperity, both material and spiritual.
Chitimacha Museum
3289 Chitimacaha Trail
Charenton, LA 70523
The Chitimacha Reservation is located in Charenton, Louisiana, and follows the curve of the Bayou Teche, a gorgeous river which flows through the middle of some of Louisiana's densest swampland. Find out about the plight of the Indians which once inhabited the area, and the rich cultural tradition which has been passed down through the ages to this day.
Grand Opera House of the South
505 N. Parkerson Avenue
Crowley, LA 70526
The Grand Opera House of the South is one of the staple destinations in Cajun County, marking the beginning of one era as well as the end of another. Standing tall and proud in its grandeur since 1901, the opera house most recently underwent a $4.5 million rennovation, and is now fully restored to its former glory.
W.H Tupper Museum
311 N. Main Street
Jennings, LA 70546
Memorabilia, antiques and more from days past await guests to the town of Jennings in the state of Louisiana. This museum is an interesting collection of the contents of a rural general store which closed its doors more than several decades ago, choosing to donate its last remainder to history rather than hold a blow-out sale.
River Region Art Gallery
40136 Highway 942
Darrow, LA 70725
Some of the most prestigious regional art in the state of Louisiana will end up at River Region Art Gallery. Its members undergo a thorough process to become accepted as members of the gallery, and once accepted they're expected to produce works as fine as any others we're familiar with. See their creative trappings on display on your visit to Louisiana.
West Baton Rouge Museum
845 N. Jefferson Avenue
Port Allen, LA 70767
Learn about the culture, history and genealogy of Baton Rouge at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Exhibits include regional photography, natural history, and cultural vestiges of this historic area's past. Be sure to check ahead for a score of special events which wind their way towards the museum's densely packed calendar.
LSU Museum of Art
100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
The Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge opened in March 2005, and since then has been providing residents of this Louisiana cultural center with a diverse collection of some of the finest art to be housed in the state. Working in conjunction with Louisiana State University, its educational affiliation ensures an unparalleled level of excellence.
Musee Conti Historical Wax Museum
917 Conti Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Make sure to head down to the Musee Conti Historical Wax Museum, where life-sized figurines sculpted from wax tell the story of this legendary city. Tours are available for school groups as well as individuals.
National World War II Museum
945 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Experience the history of the greatest and most devastating war the world has ever seen at a venue like no other. The National World War II Museum has been designated by Congress as the nation's official World War II Museum, and as such the experiences and exhibitions contained within its walls promise to educate, move, and inspire those who enter its premises.
Mardi Gras World
1380 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 7130
Ever wonder how Mardi Gras floats are dreamed up, designed and manufacutred? All your questions will be answered at this facility where actual floats are created. Tour this workshop, where you'll get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how the magic of Mardi Gras is put on year after year.
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