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Acadian Village

200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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Museum showing how settlers lived here

Very accurate and interesting portrayal of how our ancestors came from Canada to settle the bayous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lafayette, Louisiana
"Back to the Past"

Going to this "Acadian village" was a bit of a mistery for us, we were not very sure of what we'd... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very accurate and interesting portrayal of how our ancestors came from Canada to settle the bayous of Louisiana.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to this "Acadian village" was a bit of a mistery for us, we were not very sure of what we'd find there and the outcome was very impressive ! Different houses, dedicated to a given activity, kept in state and offering a pretty clear...More

Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Acadian Village is beautiful, interesting and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon there wandering the delightful paths and bridges to explore the old preserved buildings and learn about Cajun history. I used the extremely helpful recorded guide on my phone and this really added to...More

1  Thank Lyndall R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice time here with a bus tour of 44. Such a beautiful place, Many old historical buildings to see. Such history. Luck to have saved this. Learned a lot of the Cajun culture. A must to see.

Thank Dolores W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Came here with a large group and were treated to a tour from Alan, our 80-years-young Cajun tour guide, who did a terrific job of telling the history of the Acadians and how and why Acadiana came to be. The buildings and artifacts are interesting,...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The village is a great place to visit and the Christmas program during December of each year is a must! Highly recommend

Thank christie499
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Many beautiful historically old buildings showing our Cajun culture. Many opportunities to see handcraft work actually being done while you visit. Great opportunity tor children to understand what Cajun is and how we lived many years ago. I would also highly recommend the site for...More

Thank CruisingDeacon
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The village is a display of early settler's life, a great place to visit for family with kids. Volunteers provide historical details and explanations in costumes and humor. During festivals, you'll also enjoy local live music and dance, with some pretty impressive dancers.

Thank francoisv808
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Must visit for everybody who interesting in local history. But even you not a big fan of local stuff, it is not boring at all. Tip: if you want to make a boat trip, buy tickets in couple hours in advance. if you decided at...More

1  Thank Eugene D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived late in the day and were basically given a personalised tour by the staff member on duty. It was interesting to hear about the Acadian way of life, especially from someone who grew up with that background. Must visit for Lafayette.

Thank travelerbrissy
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Nina B
24 November 2017|
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Response from Natalie S | Reviewed this property |
We got a discount for being employees of the Texas State Parks and Wildlife. It was less than $10.00, but at Christmas, prices go up. Look online for special discounts.
14 May 2017|
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Response from Acadian V | Property representative |
Hi! Unfortunately we do not allow pets at the village. We hope you'll still stop by for a visit!
Lyndall R
29 April 2017|
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