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142 N. Common St.,
Shreveport, LA 71101

Property Description

The museum is a rare, intact steam powered water works that dates from 1887 where rare steam engines and examples of the evolution of water purification can be seen. It was America's last operating steam powered municipal water works when the steam pumps were finally retired in 1980. A National Historic Landmark and a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

McNeill Street Pumping Station's oldest pump at the Shreveport Water Works Museum.
McNeill Street Pumping Station's oldest pump at the Shreveport Water Works Museum.
Amenities
Activities
  • Childrens Programs
Category
  • Historical Museum
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Dates closed: State Holidays
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
  • Reservations Suggested
Rate Information
  • Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages