Bursting with stories from the past, Baton Rouge’s many museums invite you to dive into the culture and history of the Red Stick in ways you can’t experience anywhere else. Visit Louisiana’s Old State Capitol where you can step into the past, or visit the Knock Knock Children’s Museum for a one-of-a-kind Duck Derby the whole family can partake in. With so many museums to visit, don’t wait around, and start exploring today! 

Visiting Baton Rouge on a budget? Explore the area on a Sunday! Many Baton Rouge museums participate in First Free Sunday, requiring no admission fee on the first Sunday of every month. Museums denoted with an asterisk (*) partake in First Free Sundays.

Due to the pandemic, we ask that you check with museums listed to ensure you have the most accurate information.