History & Museums in Baton Rouge

Rural Life Museum

Discover the hidden treasures of the Capital City while immersing yourself in its rich history. Baton Rouge houses a number of interactive museums, such as the Old Governor’s Mansion, Capitol Park Museum and the Louisiana Art and Science Museum—just to name a few. Each of these museums houses a piece of Baton Rouge’s 300+ year history, and we can’t wait for you to begin exploring! If you'll be exploring Baton Rouge on a Sunday, you're in luck. Many Baton Rouge museums participate in Free First Sunday, where there is no admission fee on the first Sunday of every month.

Baton Rouge Museums