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Fort St. Jean Baptiste

155 Rue Jefferson, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3360
+1 318-357-3101
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A Historic Gem

This was our first visit here, but it won't our last. If you're over 62 years old, it's free... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Marilyn M
Rowlett, TX
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Kinda Disappointing

It was definitely not what is was expecting. It is very cheap and I can easily see why. After we... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Bossier City, Louisiana
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155 Rue Jefferson, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3360
+1 318-357-3101
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit here, but it won't our last. If you're over 62 years old, it's free. Knowledgeable docents in the area to answer questions. Rooms included chapel, barracks, commander's quarters, etc. Some walking is required, but wheelchair assess also. Interesting museum exhibits...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It was definitely not what is was expecting. It is very cheap and I can easily see why. After we had already paid the lady at the front desk had told us that the people in period the costumes were not there due to a...More

Thank Magicalunicorn2017
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Natchitoches so I wanted to bring my daughter to the Fort, we visited a few different Forts in the past and have enjoyed them very much. When we arrived the front desk employee explained that they didn't have people in period costume...More

Thank g m
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Good sight to see and some cool history. I really don't recommend coming with teenagers as they get bored quickly.

Thank Carolina C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We took our 6 and 8 year old boys to the Fort, and they loved it. I think anyone that has a love of history will enjoy Fort St. Jean Baptiste. The video is very informative.

Thank Zien28
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Recreation of original fort. They had you a returnable booklet giving a map and historical data about what you were seeing. I found the map confusing and I wished this had better signage.

Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Welcoming building is very clean and informative. Walk back to the fort recreation is easy and there are several things to see along the way. The guides dressed in period clothing were very helpful and knowledgeable. The cannon display is always something fun. Easy and...More

Thank Mara B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It is very educational and fun. I love history and if you do too, then you should definitely check this out. They have it set up as part of an actual town

Thank Snoopy C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Learned a lot about the area and Creole history. It was a nice walk to the fort, transportation is provided for those who cannot walk that far.

Thank Robyn A
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this very much! They have a museum and a very good DVD presentation on the history of the Fort and local people of the area. They have a reconstruction of the original fort made from blueprints found in France. Awesome, and they have...More

Thank Cindy W
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Response from TheNanna56 | Reviewed this property |
They will be open. Here's the phone number if you'd like to call. 1-888-677-7853