Louisiana State Museum - Baton Rouge
The city's newest and largest museum features state-of-the-art exhibits exploring Louisiana's fascinating culture and history. Must-see exhibits include the Civil War -- complete with a Confederate submarine! -- slavery and civil rights, Huey (Long) and Louie (Armstrong), and Louisiana's great outdoors. Visitors rock to great music in the Louisiana Dancehall and roll with a Mardi Gras parade. Family-friendly, free admission, open late on Thursdays 'til 8 PM.