Places that are rich in history and creative talent—and are also preservation-minded—are bound to have many sites that display these attritubes for all to see. Louisiana is such a place. The state treasures its long history and values the ongoing artistic contributions of its many talented citizens. The result is an abundance of museums, galleries and historic structures that preserve and exhibit the state's most valued assets for anyone who chooses to see them.
Westwego’s historic district including Sala Avenue offers a captivating look into the area documenting the major events of this charming city. You will step back in time at the Westwego Historical Museum. This museum houses an early twentieth-century hardware store and living quarters with period furnishings. You’ll find entertainment at Teatro Wego Dinner Theatre, where guests can dine and enjoy a performance by the Jefferson Performing Arts Society. The Westwego Farmers & Fisheries Market offers an open market featuring fresh local produce, seafood, an outdoor amphitheater and arts and crafts. Nearby Bayou Segnette State Park, a 600 acre site, offers outdoor adventure including camping, nature trails and a wave pool.