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Capitol Park Museum, a Louisiana State Museum

  • 660 N. Fourth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802-
  • (225) 342-5428


The Capitol Park Museum will close for Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

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A 69,000 square foot facility features thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry, and culture. The Capitol Park Museum, a Louisiana State Museum located in Baton Rouge's houses two permanent exhibits, entitled Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America. Both highlight those aspects of Louisiana's history that are nationally significant, as well as those aspects of the state's culture that are unique.

A large gallery also houses changing or traveling exhibitions. School and group tours available. Also available for reception, meeting, party, and lecture event rentals during business and evening hours.

Hours:  Tuesdays - Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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