Atchafalaya Welcome Center

Atchafalaya Welcome Center Photo
Free animatronics show inside of the welcome center
Free animatronics show inside of the welcome center
Entrance to theater in center (free four minute movie)
Entrance to theater in center (free four minute movie)
Picture of one of the many exhibits in the center
Picture of one of the many exhibits in the center

Location

1908 Atchafalaya River Hwy.
Breaux Bridge LA 70517

Located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin, the nation's largest river swamp, the Atchafalaya Welcome Center showcases a variety of exhibits showcasing the unique flora, fauna, and cultures found throughout the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. 

Established in 2006, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area (NHA) stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana. It is among the most culturally rich and ecologically varied regions in the United States, home to the widely recognized Cajun culture as well as a diverse population of European, African, Caribbean and Native-American descent. With a story around every bend in the river and music from every corner, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is an ever-changing landscape.

Amenities

General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Open Year-Round
Parking
  • Bus Parking

Contact

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