Side Trips from New Orleans Sights

Acadian Village

  • 200 Greenleaf Dr. Map It
  • Lafayette
  • Museum Village

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's Review

Most of the structures at this re-creation of an early-19th-century bayou settlement were moved here to construct a representative "village." They actually represent a broad range of Acadian architectural styles, and the rustic general store, smithy, and chapel are replicas. The park is on 10 wooded acres, with a meandering bayou crisscrossed by wooden footbridges. Each house is decorated with antique furnishings. The weeks before Christmas bring "Noel Acadien au Village," with longer hours, musicians, food, and buildings covered in festive lights.

Sight Information

Address:

200 Greenleaf Dr., south of downtown, Lafayette, Louisiana, 70506, USA

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Phone:

337-981–2364; 800-962–9133

Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–4

Published 07/24/2015

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