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Address: 100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone Number: +1 225-346-5001
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09:00 - 23:00
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Beautiful wedding venue!

We attended an evening wedding on the fourth floor terrace, and it was stunning. It has breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and BR downtown area. Such a fun night!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We attended an evening wedding on the fourth floor terrace, and it was stunning. It has breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and BR downtown area. Such a fun night!

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Baton Rouge, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were here to view the "Aladdin, Jr" Manship Theater kid's summer camp production. The theater is beautiful. Comfortable seats, all seats have a good view of the stage. The lobby is very comfortable and it could use a few more seats. Good bar there as well. It's a gorgeous building and if you're not lucky enough to find parking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

The Shaw Center for the Arts has been a huge catalysts for the rejuvenation of downtown Baton Rouge. The center boast great restaurants including Tsunami, a rooftop sushi restaurant, taking advantage of breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The center also boast the LSU Museum of Art and the Manship Theatre which bring in class acts of all forms to... More 

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Worcester
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I visited the Shaw Centre to see an exhibition of Haitian Art (open until March 2016). The staff were helpful on arrival and I rode the elevator to the gallery space. The staff on the desk were helpful and informative. The exhibition was displayed well within the space, there were seats and sofas in each room. I would recommend a... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

The Shaw Center is a wonderful place for various theatrical, musical and performance events. Located downtown and close to the Mississippi River. If you go to the roof you can go outside and view the traffic steaming upstream or gliding downstream. Worth a visit.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

The Shaw Center is fun for children on a hot day because of the neat fountain at the entrance. The plaque says it was a gift to the citizens by a local family. How wonderful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Seems like the Shaw Center is fun for kids even if they don't go inside. The reason is the kid friendly fountain at the entrance that is a perfect warm weather treat for frolic. A gift to the city from the Robert F and Ruth S Nichols Foundation, this interactive water feature refreshes even the oldest "kids on the block".

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Nice ambiance..lovely location facing the Mississippi river. I attended a family wedding on the second floor, and it was simply beautiful and elegant. The gallery was magnificent and the staff courteous and helpful. Parking was limited, but parking lot not far away.

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352 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This was a beautifully organized art center that had a lovely gallery showing on one of the upper level floors. The selection of artwork had a nice variety of old world style portraits and more modern eclectic pieces that displayed the cultures of the bayou and Louisiana. There was a place facing the river where you could look out and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

In front of the Shaw Center is the Robert F. and Ruth S. Nichols Fountain given to the citizens of Baton Rouge by their family in their memory. It is a child and family friendly water feature that creates unexpected and spontaneous excitement with playfully pulsating pleasure.

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