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Louisiana State Exhibit Museum

3015 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71109-4640
+1 318-632-2020
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Something Of Interest For Everyone

You will be amazed by the artful detail and three dimensional affect of the dioramas. Each is done... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
robertcW501JD
Haven't Been There in Years

I spent most weekends with my grandmother when I was a kid and we would normally end up at the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
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The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum opened in 1939 as part of the Public Works Administration. It is a Louisiana agriculture, industry, art, and history museum. Admission is free and open to the public and the museum is handicap accessible.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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3015 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71109-4640
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

You will be amazed by the artful detail and three dimensional affect of the dioramas. Each is done such explicit detail you'll think you looking at a real like situation. Portrayals of early life in Louisiana and collections of artifacts are throughout the facility. Free...More

Thank robertcW501JD
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I spent most weekends with my grandmother when I was a kid and we would normally end up at the museum. I loved this place. Now fast forward more years than I would like to admit and I found myself visiting the museum. It brought...More

Thank KevinMartin12
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I love old art deco buildings. This is a wonderful example of the period. The building is circular and this is charming as one wanders through the exhibits. I found the GPS is a bit confused to find the place, and seems to take you...More

Thank CharleySays
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Built in the 1930s, the Louisiana state exhibit museum is an interesting building on its own. The museum is circular. Around the outer are dioramas depicting Louisiana abundant resources. And interesting note is that the diorama figures are made of bee's wax. Another very interesting...More

Thank RustonTraveller
cindyseago, Public Relations Manager at Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

We are glad you enjoyed visiting the museum. It truly is a "Louisiana Jewel".

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The Caucasian older woman with shortish grey hair with glasses at the front desk was extremely rude. She had an attitude as soon as we came in. She told us aggressively that we couldn't have our drinks (there was a sign that we missed) but...More

1  Thank Ambear12
cindyseago, Public Relations Manager at Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Ambear12, I am sorry about your recent visit but a little bit puzzled. Can you tell me when you were here? First, our front desk person is not Caucasian and your description really doesn't match anyone here. Mainly, we do not charge an admission...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

The museum was very interesting with scenes and models depicting various la industries. It has a section dedicated to the poverty point Indian archeological area. A real ancient canoe that was found in a river bank is housed here. There was an art show that...More

Thank NewOrleansDeltagirl
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Spent about 1 1/2 hours here. The building is round shaped so you walk around in a circle. A history of the State in dioramas and many exhibits. Another thing I found interesting was quite a collection of signed documents and autographs from the signers...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We didn't actually get to go in. Had no idea it would be closed on Saturday. Sign on gate stated museum is closed Sat and Sun.

Thank Chickinaugusta
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I don't know where the previous reviewer is coming from -the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is not run down by any stretch of the imagination. Built in 1937 as a WPA project, it is an art deco lovers must see. Lots of wonderful dioramas showing...More

Thank nctim
Reviewed 16 April 2017

OLD and very very run down. This place is truly only for the most hardened history buffs. The A/C routinely goes out here during the Summer and it gets HOT.

2  Thank elevenchefj0hn
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doris t
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Response from cindyseago | Property representative |
3015 Greenwood Road in front of the fairgrounds. Its between Jewella and Hearne Aves.
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