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Abita Mystery House

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Address: 22275 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420-3854 (Formerly UCM Museum)
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+1 985-892-2624
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The coolest place on the North Shoree

Went with family and we all wanted to stay here and keep working on all the attractions. What a wonderful conglomerate of memorabilia, collectibles and trash that would need to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bjpolo
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with family and we all wanted to stay here and keep working on all the attractions. What a wonderful conglomerate of memorabilia, collectibles and trash that would need to be visited 100 times to see everything.

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Thank bjpolo
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! You definitely won't have the attention span to see everything. But what you do see will amuse and delight you. It's super weird and totally awesome. You should bring some quarters to play with some of the weirdo machines too.

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Thank LenaZen88
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the quirky attractions and fabulously witty signs everywhere...we could've stayed for several hours! A must-see of Abita Springs!

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Thank LMartin30318
Maverick985, Owner at Abita Mystery House, responded to this review

thanks for visiting More 

Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was just an add-on to our short trip to New Orleans, but it turned out to be one of the highlights. The collection and display of bizarre things was very entertaining. They made excellent fodder for Facebook posts! The curator's collection is clearly a work of art.

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Thank julandste
Brusly, Louisiana
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting exhibits, buttons to push to animate scenes depicting Louisiana events, lots to read, funny, enjoyable for the three dollar fee.

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Thank trudyvince
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Cool exhibits - so, so much stuff to take in. 9 yo daughter loved it! Picked up a shirt in the gift shop.

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Thank OhThePlacesIveGone
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you have a sense of humor you'll absolutely love this place. Even if you don't have a sense of humor I dare you not to laugh. I've never had so much fun and it only cost $3.00. It's full of the most random collections of the most random stuff but it's set up in such a creative and hilarious... More 

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Thank Karen K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My family was skeptical about going but after we got there they had so much fun looking at EVERYTHING. Weird, vintage, combinations of items and creativity are everywhere. It really is something to look at and appreciate the time it has taken two get it that way.

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Thank vwlangley
Maverick985, Owner at Abita Mystery House, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and writing the nice review More 

Slidell, Louisiana
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped into this roadside attraction and was so happy we did. What a quirky and wonderful place, full of knock knacks and interesting things to see. An eclectic collection of stuff, a fun and quirky gift shop and plenty of photo opportunities. I can't wait to go back. Please, go here and support it. It's a real roadside attraction to... More 

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Thank Sandy W
New York, New York, United States
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

"Dirk, I want to take an Uber about 45 miles from New Orleans to an off-the-beaten path roadside attraction in Abita Springs." "What is it?" "It's a visionary art environment, kinda like the Philly Magic Gardens or Luna Parc." "So when we get there, is it going to be a junkyard?" "No! I mean, it's definitely weird but I think... More 

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Thank Renee S

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