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Capitol Park Museum

660 N 4th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
+1 225-342-5428
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Great Museum

I was unaware of this museum until I found it on Trip Advisor. What a pleasant surprise. It is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Griffins22
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Geismar
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Great Place to Take Kids

The Museum is relatively new, so it's been set up in a way to appeal to younger audiences as well... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
MattinBatonRouge
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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With thematic exhibits on diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry and culture, the museum includes two permanent exhibits: Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“mardi gras” (26 reviews)
“shrimp boat” (17 reviews)
“two floors” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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660 N 4th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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+1 225-342-5428
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was unaware of this museum until I found it on Trip Advisor. What a pleasant surprise. It is very well laid out. There wasn't a single moment of disappointment. It was very entertaining as well as informative. I would highly recommend this museum to...More

Thank Griffins22
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Museum is relatively new, so it's been set up in a way to appeal to younger audiences as well as adults.

Thank MattinBatonRouge
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a great free museum and it gives a lot of information on Louisiana. I take any tourist visiting Baton Rouge to visit here!

Thank Mcoope7
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great place to learn about the history of Louisiana. The second floor had the history of Jazz and Mardi Gras. We spent about 2.5 hours in the building and really enjoyed the visit.

Thank JimS628
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Very interesting and well done exhibits on 2 floors depicting the history and cultural development of Louisiana. While not something to travel across country for, it is worth an hour or so of your time if you're in the area.

Thank James W
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This museum is extremely well done. Don't miss the second floor.This gallery takes you on a road trip through Louisiana and ends at the Mardi Gras Gallery that is spectacular. We didn't realize that Mardi Gras are celebrated throughout the state until we visited this...More

Thank Jagriffith M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Truly the best museum im town. The 1st floor gives you a very detailed overview on early settlements, how it became part of the U.S., how they were involved in the wars, slavery, and many other topics. The upper floor is more on entertainment, cuisine,...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in a comprehensive Museum that covers Louisiana history and culture, this is it! I have been so many times I can't count and I learn something new with each visit. I live in Baton Rouge and when I have out of...More

Thank Katy1755
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is such an interesting museum, please set aside plenty of time as there is a lot of information to be found. I especially liked the very far corner of the top floor where you could sample examples of all the different musical genres typical...More

1  Thank Kris B
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best done museums I've been to ever. It is a must see if you are anywhere close by. I learned about the LA Purchase years ago but had forgotten a lot about how critical it was to the expansion of...More

1  Thank Juanita W
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Response from Juanita W | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember for sure but I'm thinking $5. It wasn't much and was so worth it.
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