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Address: 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone Number: +1 337-981-2364
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Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which...

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.

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Real authentic

Loved our visit there. It is a large village complex with interpreters who are eager to tell their stories. Impressive recreation of an authentic cajun village.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit there. It is a large village complex with interpreters who are eager to tell their stories. Impressive recreation of an authentic cajun village.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy going there for buffet on Fridays and with family after church on Sunday. Some of the friendliest staff around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to bring the kids and grandkids to see the lights and get a picture with Santa. They serve pretty decent food to snack on while touring the Village. I Love this time of the year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed strolling around at my own pace soaking up the history of days gone by! Having visited New Orleans several times had heard about and researched (before I came this time) the history of the Arcadians and why many eventually ended up in Louisiana. Having a stopover in Lafayette gave me ample opportunity to appreciate their journey and understand... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

While we were on the Music & Heritage of the Deep South Fully Escorted Group Tour (Nashville, Memphis & New Orleans) we stopped in Lafayette and visited the Acadian Village. This was the best thing about Layayette.

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Port Arthur, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

So enjoyed walking through this village. Learning about the history of the culture. You should go visit this place.

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Lafayette, La
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very informative. Learned more about the Lafayette area and people. Gives you a good footing on your new home.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a lovely place to visit, really informative and well preserved. Did not really know what to expect but thoroughly enjoyed wondering around, learning about the village life and then finished off with a drink whilst listening to the live band.

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Dexter, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is an interesting place. An hour is enough. I like that it's for a charity. The gift shop is fun.

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Acadian Village is a great venue for all types of events, photo sessions and Cajun and Creole historical tours. Don't miss their month-long Christmas lights celebration, Noel Acadian, in December.

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