Jean Lafitte National Park & Preserve Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
A unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, the center tells the story of the Acadians who settled the prairie region of southwest Louisiana. View extensive exhibits and artifacts interpreting the history, language, music, and architecture of the Cajuns. Music, crafts, and Cajun cooking demonstrations take place every Saturday. Visit the Country Mardi Gras Exhibit to see costumes and photos, listen to audio recordings and follow the history of the rural Mardi Gras celebrations. A wide assortment of publications and recorded music, as well as children's books and crafts are available for purchase.
Ici on parle français. French is spoken here. Free admission.