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Acadian Village

200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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Holiday Fun

Lights were beautiful. Recommend buying tickets ahead of time. Bypass long lines. They have an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sly N J
via mobile
Beautiful light show

If you are in the area during December, I recommend taking a stroll around Acadian village. The... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Heidi T
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lights were beautiful. Recommend buying tickets ahead of time. Bypass long lines. They have an amusement park area with rides. Great experience for family to take lots of pictures. Great history museum if not in the holiday season.

Thank Sly N J
Reviewed 17 December 2017

If you are in the area during December, I recommend taking a stroll around Acadian village. The church is the center is gorgeous. They also have rides and music.

Thank Heidi T
Reviewed 16 December 2017

this is a collection of old, historic, cajun buildings. During christmas, it is decorated with displays and lots of lights, Traffic can be heavy, crowded on weekends Worth the $10 per person entry. We walked slow and were done in 2 hours. No pets. Had...More

Thank S4136XSdavidb
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

An amazing array of 500,000 Christmas lights. A typical Acadian village with authentic buildings. Music and dancing,too! Owned by Louisiana Association of Retarded Citizens. Highly recommend not only during the Christmas season but all year round. Enjoy yourself and support a very worthy group.

Thank 412evangeline
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Very accurate and interesting portrayal of how our ancestors came from Canada to settle the bayous of Louisiana.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Going to this "Acadian village" was a bit of a mistery for us, we were not very sure of what we'd find there and the outcome was very impressive ! Different houses, dedicated to a given activity, kept in state and offering a pretty clear...More

1  Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Acadian Village is beautiful, interesting and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon there wandering the delightful paths and bridges to explore the old preserved buildings and learn about Cajun history. I used the extremely helpful recorded guide on my phone and this really added to...More

1  Thank Lyndall R
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Had a nice time here with a bus tour of 44. Such a beautiful place, Many old historical buildings to see. Such history. Luck to have saved this. Learned a lot of the Cajun culture. A must to see.

Thank Dolores W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Came here with a large group and were treated to a tour from Alan, our 80-years-young Cajun tour guide, who did a terrific job of telling the history of the Acadians and how and why Acadiana came to be. The buildings and artifacts are interesting,...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The village is a great place to visit and the Christmas program during December of each year is a must! Highly recommend

Thank christie499
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Nina B
24 November 2017|
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Response from Elise C M | Reviewed this property |
It's 10$ per person general admission.
14 May 2017|
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Response from Acadian V | Property representative |
Hi! Unfortunately we do not allow pets at the village. We hope you'll still stop by for a visit!
Lyndall R
29 April 2017|
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