Lafitte's Barataria Museum and Wetland Trace
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.
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