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Acadian Village

200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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journey through the past

The village is a display of early settler's life, a great place to visit for family with kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
francoisv808
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Philadelphia, United States
local history

Must visit for everybody who interesting in local history. But even you not a big fan of local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eugene D
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Houston, Texas
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Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The village is a display of early settler's life, a great place to visit for family with kids. Volunteers provide historical details and explanations in costumes and humor. During festivals, you'll also enjoy local live music and dance, with some pretty impressive dancers.

Thank francoisv808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit for everybody who interesting in local history. But even you not a big fan of local stuff, it is not boring at all. Tip: if you want to make a boat trip, buy tickets in couple hours in advance. if you decided at...More

1  Thank Eugene D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late in the day and were basically given a personalised tour by the staff member on duty. It was interesting to hear about the Acadian way of life, especially from someone who grew up with that background. Must visit for Lafayette.

Thank travelerbrissy
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We stopped about an hour before closing and had plenty of time to see everything. There is an assortment of houses that have been moved to this location. They are filled with an assortment of artifacts. Not much going on as far as activities or...More

Thank Thetravelingtoads
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Walking tour of an Acadian village. Kind of like an outdoor museum with some interesting buildings and authentic interiors. The gift shop was nice, but small.

Thank TrainMan424242
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Wife had seen some info on this location and wanted to stop. The woman in the general store had great info on the buildings and share some tips. This location supports a great cause and is a nice stop to stretch your legs and learn...More

Thank rdaniel911
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful historic place to visit. They have taken great time and care to create an Authentic Acadian Village with most of the Artifacts being donated by Acadian families. The Lady in the Gift shop was very knowledgeable about the people. This site...More

Thank sksharper
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This little village was charming on the outside, but I wasn't thrilled by the interiors which were filled with a Mish mash of miscellaneous items and displays. I like history, but, for me the pieces used need to feel harmonious with the culture it's displayed...More

Thank Elise C M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

When we attended a gumbo cookoff in February to benefit the Miles Peret Center we enjoyed the cajun setting of the old homes, stables, churches, blacksmith shops along with the stocked gift shop. The participants at the cookoff were all equally friendly, and joking with...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I love the acadian village at christmas time, it is beautiful there, they never change the scenery but it doesnt need changing, the christmas lights are beautiful each and every year!!!! Love going and look forward to it every year!!! ❄🎁

Thank Saintsfan27
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tangojohnDallas
13 May 2017|
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Response from Acadian V | Property representative |
Hi! Unfortunately we do not allow pets at the village. We hope you'll still stop by for a visit!
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Lyndall R
29 April 2017|
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Response from Telitta S | Reviewed this property |
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iloveparis62
15 February 2016|
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Response from Earthtravler | Reviewed this property |
10-4 mon-sat. I think they have a website?
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