Honors the Acadian/Cajun people who found refuge in Louisiana after the British exiled them from Acadie (Nova Scotia) in the mid-18th century. A mural depicts Acadian arrival, audio stories bring it to life, Wall of names of Acadian refugees, meditation garden, eternal flame, Grand-Pre' Deportation cross replica, mosaic Acadian family Coats of Arms, museum of the Acadian Memorial.
Located on the banks of Bayau Teche from Hwy 90, exit Cade/ St. Martinville, then N. on LA 96, 8 mi. to St. Martinville; From I-10, exit 109, then S. on LA 31, 15 mi. to St. Martinville.