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Side Trips from New Orleans Sights

Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center

  • 315 N. Main St. Map It
  • Opelousas

Updated 04/10/2014

Fodor's Review

This museum traces the history of Opelousas from prehistoric times to the present. There's an exhibit on the town's brief stint as state capital, during the Civil War, and a collection of more than 400 dolls. The museum is also home to the Louisiana Video Library and the Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival archives, and rotates exhibits of artists every three months.

Sight Information

Address:

315 N. Main St., Opelousas, Louisiana, 70570, United States

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Phone:

337-948–2589

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 8–4:30, Sat 10–3

Updated 04/10/2014

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