West Baton Rouge Museum

845 N. Jefferson Ave.
Port Allen, LA 70767- Map It
Phone: (225) 336-2422

AAA Editor Notes

West Baton Rouge Museum is at 845 N. Jefferson Ave. Set on a 6-acre site, seven historic buildings portray plantation life from the antebellum period through the Civil War. Included are a slave cabin from Allendale Plantation and the Aillet House, a French Creole cottage built around 1830. Regional history exhibits include a 22-foot model of a 1904 sugar mill. A blacksmith shop; a mercantile store; and various 19th-century documents, tools and farming equipment also are featured. Educational programs and temporary exhibits are offered.</br>Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. </br>
$8; $4 (ages 3-18, ages 62+ and college students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4:30, Sun. 2-5. Closed Mardi Gras Day and major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.