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300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2028
+1 337-233-4077
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Could be better

The grounds were nice & we enjoyed walking through them. It was interesting, however guides in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alberta, Canada
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nothing special but the price

i understand the aim of keeping tradition alive, but 10 $ each (means 40 for a family) to see how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marco C
Rome, Italy
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Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre village with meticulously recreated period homes, costumed staff demonstrating arts and crafts and a restaurant serving Cajun and Creole food.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2028
+1 337-233-4077
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The grounds were nice & we enjoyed walking through them. It was interesting, however guides in each house gave contradictory information. Some of them were knowledgeable & had good info. Others were odd & either seemed put off that we were there & said nothing,...More

Thank kimmy18
Reviewed 1 week ago

i understand the aim of keeping tradition alive, but 10 $ each (means 40 for a family) to see how acadianused to live is too much. They lived like others in 1700, just speaking french. Could be a nice walk if it were free. you...More

Thank Marco C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat little stop on our trip. It was cool that everyone spoke french. We enjoyed learning a tid bit of the area history.

Thank Tomboli2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took out of town clients and they loved the food and Cajun ambience. Gumbo is best in town. Buffet on weekends but extensive menu the rest of the week. Too bad it is not open for supper.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to pass a couple hours and learn the history of the Acadian culture. Homes, barns and a chapel from the era are on site. There is a restaurant but it was closed. There was also a building for entertaining but it was also...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit I did enjoy the area after finding another hotel. The restaurants are all really good in the area. People in general are friendly.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife,two kids and I had a great time here . The setting is very nice, reminds me of my grandparents . The old cottages and the people who dress up and tell you about the past I very mush enjoyed it. Step back in...More

Thank anthony d
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A living museum of Cajun history. This was a fun visit to learn cajunhistory and view actual, restored homes. The costumed docents were wonderful in answering many questions and providing information about life ages ago. A wonderful day trip for a family with children of...More

Thank pat c
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Wonderful area set in an old cajun town setting. Food and drink available along with friendly knowledgeable employees!

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have been to Vermilionville twice and I cannot recommend this living history center enough. Filled with historic buildings including homes and a school, you will get a great history of the Cajun experience and find out what shaped how they lived and why. The...More

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
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22 February 2017|
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Response from 128kodak | Reviewed this property |
The area is a park and you can take you dog and walk there but, they are not admitted to the historical buildings inside unless service dogs.
25 May 2016|
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Response from djnToronto | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing pets, but there was an alligator sitting on the riverbank - if you do take the dog keep an eye on it!
7 May 2016|
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Response from Jo G | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking, but there are many steps. Steps into the main store and gallery, down steps to get into the village, up steps to get into nearly every dwelling, and then down steps again to get out of each dwelling... More