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LSU Rural Life Museum & Windrush Gardens

  • 4560 Essen Lane Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • (225) 765-2437

Meeting Space and Unique Venue Facilities

If you are planning a corporate or private event, consider the picturesque, tranquil Burden Museum and Gardens. The Ione Burden Conference Center has a 120-person capacity conference room and the Steele Burden Memorial Orangerie a 95-person capacity atrium.

Tucked away among the trees, the Botanic Gardens Pavilion, a 2400-square-foot open-air pavilion, can accommodate a cozy gathering or a black-tie affair. The LSU Rural Life Museum can meet your every need and has a new Visitor's Center and exhibit areas, including the historic Windrush Gardens, which can accommodate up to 300 guests.

The Burden Conference facility is located at the Burden Center, on Essen Lane at I-10. The facility consists of a 2,400 square foot room serviced by a kitchen and outdoor covered patio/cooking area. The facility will accommodate all types of audiovisual projection equipment, as well as wireless Internet access.

Contact them about the different venues spaces to rent for Special Events, Teas, Celebration, Meetings, Conferences, Weddings and even taking your Bridal or Family portraits. For a complete list of amenities, contact LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at 225-763-3990 or LSU Rural Life Museum at 225-765-2437.

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    • Private lot
    • Bus
    • Free
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