West Baton Rouge Museum
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.