Museum in Lafayette

Acadian Cultural Center

This National Parks Service museum has extensive exhibits on Cajun culture.
Gallery in Lafayette

Acadiana Center for the Arts

This arts center in the heart of downtown maintains three chic galleries and hosts dynamic theater, lectures and special events.
Village in Lafayette


This tranquil recreated 19th-century Cajun village wends along the bayou near the airport. Friendly, enthusiastic costumed docents explain Cajun, Creole and Native American history, and local bands perform on Sunday…
Cultural Centre in Lafayette

Acadian Village

Less flashy than Vermilionville is Acadian Village, where you follow a brick path around a rippling bayou to restored houses, craftsman barns and a church. If you’re lucky enough to be there on a day when Mr …
Museum in Cajun Prairie

Museum & Interpretive Center

The Museum & Interpretive Center is a grandma's attic of exhibits, artifacts and esoterica related to Opelousas .
Cultural Center in Cajun Prairie

Savoy Music Center

Can’t get enough music? The best time to visit Eunice, 20 miles west of Opelousas, is on a Saturday. At 9am Savoy Music Center, accordion factory and shop, hosts a Cajun-music jam ­session. Musician Marc Savoy and h…
Cultural Center in Cajun Prairie

Prairie Acadian Cultural Center

The NPS runs the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center with interesting exhibits on swamp life and Cajun culture, and a variety of documentaries explaining the history of the area.
Museum in Cajun Prairie

Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum

The Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum caters to the die-hard Cajun music buff with a veritable warehouse worth of local memorabilia.
Radio Station in Cajun Prairie


Visitors are welcome all day at KBON, 101.1FM. Browse the capacious Wall of Fame, signed by visiting musicians.
Lake in Cajun Wetlands

Lake Martin

This bird sanctuary hosts thousands of great and cattle egrets, blue heron and more than a few gators. A small walkway extends out over the algae-carpeted black water and loops through a pretty cypress swamp, while …