Get cultured in Baton Rouge

Immerse yourself in all that Baton Rouge has to offer. With rich history, delectable food and year-round festivals, you’ll wonder why you’ve never traveled to the Red Stick before.

Louisiana Art & Science Museum
Louisiana Art & Science Museum

The Louisiana Art and Science Museum is a must see attraction in Baton Rouge. Housed in a historic railroad depot on the banks of the Mississippi River, the museum invites children, families and friends to admire the ever changing art and science exhibits. The interactive art and science galleries like the Ancient Egypt Exhibit and the Solar System Station are constantly wowing kids and impressing parents. The museum also features The Irene W. Pennington Planetarium, a 60-foot dome theater used for discovering the universe and displaying fascinating movies. For information on the LASM, such as hours, lectures, workshops and more, click below.

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Capitol Park Museum
Capitol Park Museum

Capitol Park Museum is a 69,000 square foot facility housing all things Louisiana history, industry and culture, giving anyone who visits a taste of what Louisiana is all about. Grounds for Greatness and Experiencing Louisiana are the two permanent exhibits that feature hundreds of artifacts, such as a 48 foot shrimp boat, a civil war submarine, authentic Mardi Gras costumes, historic battle relics and much more. Let Capitol Park Museum take you back to how Louisiana all began and discover what is to come.

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The Best (and Worst) of Baton Rouge Art
The Best (and Worst) of Baton Rouge Art

Explore the Baton Rouge art scene with Mo Isom, who tries her hand (literally) at painting a masterpiece with the help of Baton Rouge artist Scott Finch. Browse and brood (1:05) over the collection of the Baton Rouge Gallery, and then head to Baton Rouge’s White Light Night for a display of awesome Louisiana art. How much do you think Mo’s masterpiece is worth? We’ll give you a clue: somewhere between $1 and $4,000.

Downtown Baton Rouge Welcome Guides
Downtown Baton Rouge Welcome Guides

The Downtown Development District is happy to present its newest welcome guides! Components include lists and information about the many downtown amenities, attractions, businesses, merchants, restaurants, events and neighborhoods. To view guides, click below.

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Rhythms in the Rouge
Rhythms in the Rouge

Tap your toes in Baton Rouge! With plenty of options there’s a genre fit for any taste. For a complete list of upcoming concerts and schedules click on More Information.

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Tour Plantation Country
Tour Plantation Country

Experience Baton Rouge's historical architecture and rich countryside with visits to some of the area's plantations.

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Transportation Information
Transportation Information

Utilize our many transportation options while you are in the city to get from place to place! We offer a variety of options from car rentals, the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), limo services, shuttle services and taxis. To learn more about our transportation options, click More Information.

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