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Vermilionville

300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2028
+1 337-233-4077
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Great fun on a Sunday w live music. This is a Unique village that is filled with artisans. Good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John P
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Great experience

We loved the self guided tour of the historic houses. the Artisans were helpful in every way as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy L
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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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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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“cajun culture” (39 reviews)
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300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun on a Sunday w live music. This is a Unique village that is filled with artisans. Good restaurant. All in all a great day. Sundays there is live music from 1-4 that is an amazing addition to the historical preservation and cultural heritage

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the self guided tour of the historic houses. the Artisans were helpful in every way as well...

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i'm a Cajun from the local area and have been away for several years and decided to stop by to see how this place has developed. I was pleasantly surprised to see how well the facility has been maintained and improved over the years. I'm...More

Thank JMCD56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see the history of Acadian culture, you should visit! Different homes represent different parts of history. You can hear the music, talk to craftsmen...this is a beautiful way to experience Southwestern Louisiana!

Thank LisaAnn706
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a beautiful day some friends and I toured Vermillionville, which consists of some period and some replica buildings that tell the history of Acadians. They have docents in some of the buildings dressed in period costume to give a more indepth history of the...More

Thank lplsally
Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you are a history buff and interested in Cajun Culture then don't miss this attraction. Each area has a unique attraction that is clearly as exact to the time in history and so entertaining. The folks who show the craft or skill of the...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place is really fun to go on a Sunday afternoon. You can eat a buffet lunch and go listen to dancing music. You can also walk around the grounds. On occasional weekends they have limited kayak trips too.

Thank tonyia d
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We visited vermilionville today. Wonderful historical village with some awesome people: a gardener gardening and giving us the history of fruit, local vegetables, cotton and chickens; patch work quilters, spinners, carvers, and others and an amazing man playing his fiddle - Zydeco music. Lunch was...More

Thank Raenobleadams
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have taken field trips with students to this place. I got married here. The grounds are beautiful and maintained. The food served in the restaurant is great and reasonably priced. The services, staff, and diversity of the place is captivating. If your looking for...More

Thank 607elisabethr
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Numerous historical buildings showing different ways of life depending on the times or economics, of various people living in Vermilionville. Also some displays on water and weather. This little village sits right on the water and has a nice restaurant.

Thank Ann H
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Cronicktravel
23 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.
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Sophy0075
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!
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diannemedley
8 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
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