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Acadian Cultural Center

501 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2033
+1 337-232-0789
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A great explanation

this great museum explains the history, politics, and life of the French Canadians migration to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann H
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Hayward, California
Great History of the Acadian Culture

We recently visited the Acadian Cultural Center during a Boy Scout Trip. We were welcomed by Angel... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Ronald M
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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501 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-2033
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+1 337-232-0789
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this great museum explains the history, politics, and life of the French Canadians migration to Louisiana and transition to Acadians and their life in the south.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We recently visited the Acadian Cultural Center during a Boy Scout Trip. We were welcomed by Angel who could not have been nicer. We watched the film on the history of Acadia which was very informative. We then got a tour of the small but...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very informative exhibits, Film shown was a real histoty lesson. We were short on time after spening longer at Vermollion and the attendent ran the video early for us. Very accomadating. This attaction is free.

Thank SuzanRichar
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We missed the last film but looked at the exhibits and learned a lot about the Acadians. Well worth the short visit

Thank LS_52_H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A month after our visit I'm still telling people what I learned at the Cultural Center. They've done an outstanding job of providing an easily understandable history of a complex mixture of history, culture, and language. One photo display about dancing totally mesmerized me, especially...More

Thank AnneSturdivant
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This center teaches the history of the Acadian peoples and their tragic history and eventual triumphs in the new world. It was history that I never was taught in school, but should have been. The introductory film is a good start but the museum adds...More

Thank DrJim2
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The center is part of the Jean Lafitte Historical Park of the National Park Service. The Center is difficult to locate as your GPS will probably leave you at the entrance to the park and there are no signs directing you to the Center. It's...More

Thank USNA73
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

As an Acadian descendant pretty knowledgeable about Acadian/Cajun history, I am very proud of what the National Park Service accomplished in developing this venue. It complements Vermilionville very well and is a must do if you want to learn about Acadian/ Cajun history and culture....More

1  Thank Janice L
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We knew a little about Acadian culture after spending some time in Maine and Nova Scotia, but the film and exhibits were really eye-opening. The folks in the visitor center were all very friendly and helpful. If we had had more time and the weather...More

Thank broddin
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I've taken several people to this facility, as there is not only an interesting display but the movie is so educational and well done explaining the what the Acadians went through.

Thank lauramelancon
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The Acadian Cultural Center is open Tues- Fri 9- 4;30 and 8;30- 12 noon on Saturdays. It is closed Sun & Mon. It is free. They play a film on the history of the Acadian people and how they came here and would eventually... More
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