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Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center

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For a small town, this is a nice effort

The last thing I would have expected in a small Louisiana town was a museum! We drove past this... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Nice and informative

Stopped at the Museum on our way to southern Louisiana. It was an informative visit and worth our... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2014
Kent V
Etterville, Missouri
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13 Apr 2018
“For a small town, this is a nice effort”
11 Apr 2018
“Not Much To See Here”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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315 N Main St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6201
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The last thing I would have expected in a small Louisiana town was a museum! We drove past this, had some time to kill before lunch and decided to go in and check it out. The building has several rooms that tell about the history...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is a nice little museum if you need to kill an hour in Opelousas. The lady in the office was very kind and welcoming, there is a clean bathroom in the back, and the museum is air-conditioned. On a hot day in Louisiana, these...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

The museum is rather small and limited, but it provides some history of Opelousas and the surrounding area.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Sternsl
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Very informative and personnel very attentive. Came to see us a few times to explain more about the artifacts. Excellent

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank racinee
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Another not to be missed place in Opelousas to leaarn about the history of this city. Always some sort of historical display to see. Avery convenient location in the heart of town.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Geri S
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Stopped at the Museum on our way to southern Louisiana. It was an informative visit and worth our time. We enjoyed it.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Kent V
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