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845 N. Jefferson Ave.,
Port Allen, LA 70767

Property Description

Located minutes from downtown Baton Rouge, the West Baton Rouge Museum offers history exhibits and guided tours on a six acre campus. West Baton Rouge Parish is rich in river life and sugar plantation stories. Tour the Aillet House c. 1830, plantation "big house"; an authentic slave dwelling c. 1850; Freedman's family cabin; Civil Rights era plantation cabin; a Mercantile Plantation Store, and other historic buildings. Interact with a 22-foot sugar mill model c. 1904, enjoy a garden courtyard and browse the gift shop.


From I-10 exit 153 and travel one mile North on Hwy LA 1. Turn right on Louisiana Avenue. Turn right on N. Jefferson Avenue. The museum is on the corner of Louisiana and N. Jefferson.

  • Historical Museum
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • AAA Discount
  • AARP Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Dates closed: New Years; Mardi Gras Day; All Saints Day; July 4th;Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages