Vermilionville
Vermilionville
4.5
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Get a taste of life for the 18th-century Acadian settlers in this 23-acre village with meticulously recreated period homes, costumed staff demonstrating arts and crafts and a restaurant serving Cajun and Creole food.
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Go31704521401
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
this was awesome so wonderful that our cajun heritage is being kept alive. The guides are awesome love that they get in character to spin cotton, play music instruments etc.
Written 13 April 2024
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HJR1960
Temple, GA733 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I spent about three hours here and really enjoyed ourselves. The self guided tour takes you through more than a dozen homes from the 1800’s that were relocated from the region and restored. The “village” includes houses, schoolhouse’s, a church, blacksmith shop, livery stand and even outhouses. Each house is decorated with furniture and fixtures from that particular period.

There is even a building set aside for authentic Cajun-style music with locals playing guitars, banjos, fiddles and of course, harmonicas. The place even has a restaurant and a beautiful gift shop. (We did not try the Cajun traditional-style restaurant)

We would have given it a 5 but there were only two ladies dressed in brood clothing and no one in the other buildings like the blacksmith shop even though this was a Saturday. We were told that they are having a hard time getting folks to volunteer.
Written 13 April 2024
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benniethemoose
Idaho2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely setting. GREAT crawfish etoufee and bread pudding. Highlight was definitely Chief! Very knowledgeable and witty. Learned about his tribe, among others that called Louisiana home.
Written 2 April 2024
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Ken B
Des Moines, IA4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
This is an excellent one stop place to see the history of Cajun country from the native tribes era to the 20th century. A reasonable price for a multi hour experience. Highly recommended.
Written 14 March 2024
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Dream58170640188
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
We thought the place was a great experience! We ate lunch at the restaurant and it was very good! The special was crawfish etouffee, cup of gumbo, green beans buttermilk biscuit and dessert either chocolate chip brownie or bread pudding! Great value and good food as well as service! We then did the self guided tour of Vermillionville! We were disappointed to see that all of the buildings were in need of repair, rotting boards on several buildings, mildew and peeling paint. The white picket fences rotted and were falling down. They surrounded most of the homes! There was only one actual person doing a demonstration! She was spinning cotton into thread and told us a little bit about the process! The cashier in the gift shop informed us that the staff had been cut drastically since COVID leading to the area buildings lack of upkeep! I don’t know how it’s funded but it would certainly be a shame for it to continue its decline.It’s a very beautiful and fun place to visit!
Written 29 February 2024
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Rebecca m
Louisiana42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
This was so nice! The employees were so friendly, from the first step in the door until the end. We did the self guided tour and loved being able to take time at each building, reading all the information and interacting with the artisans. The artisans really do a great job. They really seem to love their jobs and really take their time answering and explaining things. We kinda highjacked the lady doing the quilting, she was so sweet and we had the best conversation about old memories. The weather was great but even if it wasn't I don't think it would have really effected the outcome and enjoyment. Don't forget to cross the water on the rope ferry! We got to see turtles and alligators. Oh and I got to love on a friendly cat that probably would have enjoyed his nap more if I just let him sleep but even tho he was annoyed he happily allowed me to get some cat love. Lol
Written 11 February 2024
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Sarah M
20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We went on a Wednesday. We only spoke with 4 persons on the tour. They were all bilinguals (French and English). The buildings would need a little love for renovations to keep them in shape.
It costed us 10$us each. In 2 hours we had the tour done and had eaten at the restaurant authentic Cajun food (jambalaya and gumbo).
Written 7 February 2024
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mama62015
Georgetown, OH54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
The building s were beautiful, the Buffett was so-so, the live music was fantastic. We enjoyed visiting the grounds and listening to the band. Our only suggestion was that there were lots of display items in each building, but nothing to identify what they were or what they were used for and no one to ask. The ferry was fun to use.
Written 28 January 2024
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tina s
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Great experience. Wonderful staff and great time. A well kept secret learned so much about the area.
Written 17 November 2023
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landeisms
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
I learned a lot of history of Acadian people. It was fun to tour the old houses. I loved the herb garden with the signs of what the herbs were used for.
Written 29 October 2023
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