Louisiana Swamp Pop Museum - City of Ville Platte
Ville Platte is rich in history, music, food, festivals, agriculture, natural resources, and in friendly, fun-loving people. It is a colorful little city situated on U. S. Highway 167, located 40 miles north of Lafayette, 45 miles south of Alexandria, and 80 miles west of Baton Rouge. Its population is now slightly over 7,000. It is the "Swamp Pop Music Capital of the World" and the "Smoked Meat Capital of the World". Come and "pass a bon temps" as you experience our "joie de vivre!"