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Capitol Park Museum, a Louisiana State Museum

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

A 69,000 square foot museum and venue featuring thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry, music, culture and traditions. The Capitol Park Museum, a Louisiana State Museum located in Baton Rouge, houses two (2) permanent exhibits, entitled

Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation


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 and traditions that are unique and have great impact on our government, cuisine, libations, music, holidays, celebrations and festivals. 

On display we have a large and robust  gallery that  houses changing and traveling exhibitions.

School and group tours available. 

Please ask us for information regarding your Special Events.:Reception, Corporate, Gala, Meeting, Party, Lecture event or meeting space rentals are available during business and evening hours.

General Information
  • ADA Compliant:
    • Yes
  • Close to Dining:
  • Close to Shopping:
  • Close to Entertainment:
  • Discounts:
    • AAA
    • AARP
    • Military
    • Senior
  • Good for: Groups:
  • Good for: Kids:
  • Locally Owned:
  • Parking:
    • Private lot
    • Street
    • Garage
    • Bus
    • Free
  • Admission Fee:
  • Restrooms Onsite:

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