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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Plan A Field Trip

Boys in school uniforms look at a display in the Acadian Cultural Center

Bring your school or group field trip to a Jean Lafitte site to discover Louisiana history, nature, and culture

Field trips and group reservations are welcome at all six sites of the park. Ranger programs cover a variety of topics and many fulfill Louisiana state curriculum requirements or scout badge requirements (check out which sites have special scout programs on the For Teachers page by clicking here). Admission to all sites and most programs is free.

Choose a site below or check out the big picture with a map of all the sites.

 

Did You Know?

Men dressed as 1815 soldiers march across Chalmette Battlefield.

Two volunteer battalions of free men of color fought in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. These men were the first black American troops to receive pay, equipment, pensions, and bounty land grants equal to that of their white counterparts.