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Louisiana Orphan Train Museum

Louisiana Orphan Train Museum Review

Between 1854 and 1929, more than 2,000 orphans from New York were transplanted via train to Louisiana. The museum, housed in an old depot building, has more than 200 photos and articles of clothing of the orphans who made the journey.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 223 S. Academy St., Opelousas, LA 70570
  • Phone: 337/948–9922
  • Cost: $5
  • Hours: Tues.–Fri. 10–3, Sat. 10–2
  • Website:
  • Location: Opelousas
Updated: 05-07-2013

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