Side Trips from New Orleans Sights

Louisiana Orphan Train Museum

  • 223 S. Academy St. Map It
  • Opelousas

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

223 S. Academy St., Opelousas, Louisiana, 70570, United States

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Phone:

337-948–9922

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Tues.–Fri. 10–3, Sat. 10–2

Published 07/24/2015

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