Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum
Exhibiting 130 yrs of prison life. Film sites of 'Dead Man Walking,' 'Monster's Ball,' 'The Farm' & 'Wildest Show in the South.'Annually Every Sunday in October, and every third Saturday and Sunday in April--PRISON RODEO --
From Baton Rouge, take I-110 west and exit north on Hwy. 61 to St. Francisville (approx. 25 miles). Turn left onto Hwy 66 (west) until you reach the front gate of LA State Penitentiary (18 miles). Museum is on your right, just outside the gates of the prison. About 1 hour drive.