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Vermilionville

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Address: 300 Fisher Road, off Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA 70508
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+1 337-233-4077
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre...

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.

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A must-visit in Lafayette. Visitors get exposure to Lafayette at its settlement and connection to its ancient culture.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must-visit in Lafayette. Visitors get exposure to Lafayette at its settlement and connection to its ancient culture.

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Neosho, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great restaurant, some time there is live music, and history people on the park. Enter into the past and have it explained to you from their view point. Kids love it, there is a car show on weekends, gift shop with fun things. Church,school house, homes, all in the Cajun style.Enjoy a slow day of visiting the area,

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DeLand, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an awesome time talking french with the old timers and learning about the life in early Louisiana. Bonus when the artisan showed us how they soldered tools and jewelry using their mouths and lungs as a compressor! Beautiful place, very educational.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here for lunch and had excellent service and great Cajun seafood. Also came here for a planned corporate event and the service and food was once again very well done.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited late afternoon during mid-week, late December. The houses, most of them actual historical structures collected from throughout Cajun country and reconstructed on site, were interesting architecturally. It's a pleasant place to walk. I am sure it would have been more interesting had there been more of the living history exhibitors, but it was worth an hour or two.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This village is an excellent history lesson where you can visit actual homes and get a history of who lived in them and how they survived. It is set up as a village so you can go from house to house or building to building. There were volunteers sitting in each house giving talks on different topics from quilting to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here in December 2016. It is a great way to learn about Acadian and Cajun history. The setting is beautiful by the Vermilion bayou. In each of the houses that you can walk around there is someone to explain what you are looking at. For example, there are some native indians there, people explaining about spinning cotton etc. In... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learn a bunch about the area, ate in the restaurant on site and bought some things in the gift shop. They had zydeco dancing in the great hall as a community event.

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Lafayette, LA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at Cuisine de Maman, especially chicken & sausage gumbo. Get lunch buffet or order off the extensive menu.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Our bus group stopped here for a guided tour of this Cajun village. We had a Cajun dance class and an excellent lunch. Overall excellent experience.

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