Poverty Point World Heritage Site

Poverty Point World Heritage Site Photo
Many programs demonstrate how the residents of the Poverty Point area lived and worked, hundreds of years ago. Photo 2
Many programs demonstrate how the residents of the Poverty Point area lived and worked, hundreds of years ago. Photo 2
Mound A Photo 3
Mound A Photo 3

Location

6859 Hwy. 577
Pioneer LA 71266

Main trading & ceremonial center of 3,000 yr-old prehistoric Indian culture. Video, museum, earthworks, guided tours in season, hiking, picnicking.  

Tram tours are given Wednesdays – Sundays at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., March through October, weather permitting.

Open 7 days/week 9 a.m - 5 p.m. 

Amenities

Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
Discounts
  • Senior Citizen Discount
General Information
  • Family Friendly

Contact

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