Attractions

Museum in Baton Rouge

Rural Life Museum

This outdoor museum promises a trip into the architecture, occupations and folkways of rural Louisiana. Numerous rough-hewn buildings are scattered over the bucolic campus, and exhibits are refreshingly honest and i…
Museum in Baton Rouge

LSU Museum of Art

The physical space that this museum inhabits – the clean, geometric lines of the Shaw Center – is as impressive as the on-site galleries, which include a permanent collection of over 5000 works and curated galleries…
Historic Building in Baton Rouge

Old State Capitol

The Gothic Revival, pink fairy-tale castle is…well, it's a pink castle. Which should tell you something about how eccentric the government of its resident state can be. Today the structure houses exhibits about the …
Historic Building in Baton Rouge

Louisiana State Capitol

The art-deco skyscraper looming over town was built at the height of the Great Depression to the tune of $5 million, and remains the most visible leftover legacy of populist governor 'Kingfish' Huey Long. The 27th-f…