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Vermilionville

Vermilionville Review

Directly behind the Acadian Cultural Center, this living-history village re-creates the early life of the region's Creoles, Cajuns, and Native Americans, focusing on the late 1800s to the early 1900s. On select days visitors can see a blacksmith demonstration or watch weavers at work. There are exhibits in 19 Acadian-style structures, including a music hall where live Cajun or zydeco music is played on weekend afternoons. A large rustic restaurant serves Cajun classics. Check ahead for live cooking demonstrations from the on-site cooking school.

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  • Address: 300 Fisher Rd., off Surrey St., Lafayette, LA, 70508 | Map It
  • Phone: 337/233–4077; 866/992–2968
  • Cost: $10
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Lafayette
Updated: 04-10-2014

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