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Acadian Cultural Center

314 St. Mary St., Thibodaux, LA 70301-2620
+1 504-448-1375
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Friendly Informative Rangers

This is not your typical National Park, but don't be fooled by that. The rangers are kind and the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Very Educational

We had visited this site before, but we made a return visit to get the Atchafalya National Heritage... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Forest R
Jena, Louisiana
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Worth a visit to learn about the sights and life in the area.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“cajun music” (5 reviews)
314 St. Mary St., Thibodaux, LA 70301-2620
+1 504-448-1375
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not your typical National Park, but don't be fooled by that. The rangers are kind and the inside museum is very informative and gives you a break from the heat. Check out one of the bayou boat tours and there are even camps/classes...More

Thank Menmycrew
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We had visited this site before, but we made a return visit to get the Atchafalya National Heritage Area Passport Book stamp. There is an excellent video presentation regarding the historical relocation of Canadian French by the English in 1700's to Louisiana. Check it out.

Thank Forest R
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This seems to double as a community centre, with the main part of it taken up with a permanent exhibit of Cajun history and culture. Very friendly NPS Rangers make the place a fun one to visit, and they organise trips on the bayou (although...More

Thank Wren104
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I would suggest calling ahead. Sometimes events like the acadian music monday night's can be cancelled. Its run by volunteers. Its ok , there are about 8 different movies the ranger can put in for you and lots of books to read and displays. You...More

Thank Meep T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Has a very informative staff,very interesting displays of local history and is located on the Bayou Lafourche.It is also down the street from the best beignets in Lousiana. Find these at Rob's Donuts.( a local legend)

Thank favoriteunclenormie
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The center offers a range of tours, in addition to their displays of Acadian life in this part of Louisiana. I especially liked the boats hand-hewn from large logs that are displayed, and there are recordings of Acadians speaking their version of French, which is...More

Thank travelerS_Korea
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We enjoyed this small museum and the folks who ran it. Everyone was friendly and very helpful in answering our questions. They are trying to keep the Cajun traditions alive and well and a small group was there to meet and speak Cajun French. Not...More

Thank J2665OYdianeb
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Acadians are in peril of losing their language, so they gather on Tuesday nights here to converse and tell their tales in French! We went in a little apprehensive since we are from the northern part of the country, but we were welcomed like...More

Thank jeffisoutnow
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is the perfect place to get background info on area heritage. Great little museum with excellent selection of Louisiana books in their gift shop. The ranger we talked with has extensive knowledge regarding the geologic background of the area which was a special treat...More

Thank Cat1953
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A friend and I went on a spur of the moment drive into Bayou country to get out of New Orleans on a recent visit. We pretty much just pointed the car out of New Orleans and went for a drive towards the Bayou country....More

Thank Mark E
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