Museum 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 Manvill…
Museum 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…
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.
Museum in Lafayette

Acadian Cultural Center

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