Side Trips from New Orleans Sights

Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center

  • 315 N. Main St. Map It
  • Opelousas

Published 07/24/2015

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; exhibits of artists' works rotate every three months. The museum is also home to the Louisiana Video Library and the Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival archives.

Sight Information

Address:

315 N. Main St., Opelousas, Louisiana, 70570, USA

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Phone:

337-948–2589

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 8–4:30

Published 07/24/2015

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