Side Trips from New Orleans Sights


  • 300 Fisher Rd. Map It
  • Lafayette

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's Review

Directly behind the Acadian Cultural Center, this living-history village re-creates the early life of the region's Creoles, Cajuns, and Native Americans, focusing on the late 1700s to 1890. On select days, visitors can see a blacksmith demonstration or watch weavers at work. There are exhibits in 19 Acadian-style structures, including a music hall where live Cajun or zydeco music is played on weekend afternoons. A large, rustic restaurant serves Cajun classics. Check ahead for live demonstrations from the on-site cooking school.

Sight Information


300 Fisher Rd., off Surrey St., Lafayette, Louisiana, 70508, USA

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337-233–4077; 866-992–2968

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–4

Published 07/24/2015


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