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Capitol Park Museum, a Louisiana State Museum

  • 660 N. Fourth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802-
  • (225) 342-5428
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See the new “Carrying on the Dream” exhibit at the Capitol Park Museum honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and featuring the hearse that carried the civil rights leader to his final resting place following his assassination. Read more about the exhibit.

Martin Luther King Hearse

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.

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Soul of the South, Selections from the Gitter Yelen Collection

This exhibition has more than 60 pieces of contemporary Southern art by 34 self-taught artists....

First Free Sunday at Capitol Park Museum

Are you too busy to visit the Capitol Park Museum during the week? Bring the whole family to...

Lunchtime Lagniappe! Legendary Louisiana Outlaws

From the infamous pirate Jean Laffite and the storied couple Bonnie and Clyde, to less familiar...