Lafitte's Barataria Museum and Wetland Trace

Exhibits at the Lafitte's Barataria Museum
Exhibits at the Lafitte's Barataria Museum

Location

4917 City Park Dr., Lafitte
Lafitte LA 70067

Discover the 200-year-old history of the town of Jean Lafitte at Lafitte's Barataria Museum and Wetland Trace. Begin your journey with a theatre presentation that tells the story of the people who call this historic fishing village home. Then visit the kid-friendly museum with exhibits on Pirate Jean Lafitte, folk traditions, the wetlands environment and coastal erosion and restoration. The museum features animatronic figures as well as historic artifacts and a wildlife specimens collection. Complete your tour with a walk on the Wetland Trace, a boardwalk trail through a cypress swamp leading to a bayou, rookery and marsh area.

Amenities

Discounts
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Special Packages Available
General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Open Year-Round
Parking
  • Bus Parking
Type of Museum
  • Historical Museum

Contact

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