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Bayou Teche Museum

131 E Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560-3702
+1 337-606-5977
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Great museum

This museum is a must see!!! It gives you a very detailed and interesting history of the area... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Stella M
A gem of a museum on Main St

This museum is a gem for locals and tourists alike. It gives a very interesting history of the city... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Karen A
New Iberia, Louisiana
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131 E Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560-3702
+1 337-606-5977

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This museum is a must see!!! It gives you a very detailed and interesting history of the area - how it developed until now.

Thank Stella M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is a gem for locals and tourists alike. It gives a very interesting history of the city of New Iberia and has rotating exhibits that will keep it interesting for locals to return. Lately, it has also featured works of art from world...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Everything you want to know about true cajun culture and history is here. Very well organized and pleasant location.

Thank marty g
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Small museum on Main St. Has a history of the area as well as some nice displays about the salt mines and the sugar cane relevance to the area. They also have an exhibit of "Blue Dog" artist George Rodrique who grew up in the...More

Thank gary K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This little gem of a museum is growing as we speak. It includes local history, a Robert Dafford mural, interactive "visit" to a salt mine, interactive music and video exhibits, a great introductory video to the museum, and the studio of George Rodrigue (a New...More

Thank justcindy2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Don't miss this when visiting New Iberia and the Bayou Teche! The volunteers are local who are proud of their heritage and their town. The hometown boys of James Lee Burke, two time Edgar award author and artist George Rodrigue both have many of their...More

Thank MaryWhitt
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by this small museum. It was very well done and we learned much about the area history. We particularly enjoyed the information and displays about the sugar and salt industries.

Thank CeeJayEm
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was a very complete description of the start of New Iberia and the life style of its people throughout the years

Thank Ted N Linda M
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The folks at the reception were so very pleasant and friendly (as all folks in LA). The visit was very informative and the man made himself available to answer all of our questions...the exhibits are well displayed and explained, and full of surprising artifacts making...More

Thank GloriaandPhil
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed with the quality of the museum exhibits, the videos, the salt mine simulation, and the display of the search for the sunken ship. The docents were very helpful and friendly.

Thank 555daleh
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