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Top Choice Museum in Shreveport

RW Norton Art Gallery

Set amid 40 acres of lovingly manicured gardens, the Norton is a wonderful museum, especially for a mid-sized city like Shreveport. It's airy, spacious and full of fascinating works spanning some four millennia of h…
Cinema in Shreveport

Robinson Film Center

We'll be honest – we weren't expecting to find an awesome independent movie theater out this way, but the Robinson forcefully dispelled our preconceptions. It's known for showing both new and classic films, and runs…
Diner in Shreveport

Strawn's Eat Shop

This basic diner serves good, hearty Americana fare with a lot of Southern charm – think chicken-fried steak and mustard greens – but it's most notable for its delicious ice box pies.
Museum in Shreveport

Sci-Port

Kids – and adults in touch with their inner child – will have a ball in 'Louisiana's Science Center,' an enormous museum full of interactive exhibitions that cover astronomy, geology, biology and local ecosystems. T…
American in Shreveport

Abby Singer's Bistro

Located on the 2nd floor of the Robinson, this excellent little eatery serves enormous chickpea salads, juicy burgers, chicken and waffles, and oyster fritter po'boys. There are a few veggie and vegan options on the…
Brewery in Shreveport

Great Raft Brewing

Shreveport boasts one of the finest, most underrated regional breweries in the nation: Great Raft Brewing. Drop by the tasting room and give the Schwarzbier a whirl – it's a dark lager, the likes of which we've not …
Gardens in Shreveport

Gardens of the American Rose Center

If you're a rose-lover, it would be a shame to miss these gardens, which contain more than 65 individual areas designed to show how roses can be grown in a home garden. Stroll the gorgeous grounds for the fecund, sw…