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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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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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EXHIBIT OPENING: Soul of the South

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

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....

Bachtoberfest

An evening of Baroque music, enjoyed from lawn chairs, blankets, and seats under the canopy of...

Archeology Talks at the Capitol Park Museum

A full day of panel speakers, artifacts on view, refreshments and food trucks. Join us for this...

Archeology in Louisiana, Living in the Past. An educational open house at Capitol Park!

Observe a flint knapping demonstration, make clay pots with ceramic artists, test your skills in...

Lunchtime Lagniappe! Native American Earthen Mounds

Dr. Rebecca Saunders will speak on Louisiana’s Native American earthen mounds.
Lunchtime...

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...