Days and hours of operations for the six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve are
Acadian Cultural Center
(Lafayette) is open Tuesday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-noon. Closed on federal holidays and Mardi Gras.
Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
(Thibodaux) is open Monday-Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The center is also open 8:00-11:00 a.m. on Farmer's Market Saturdays (check with the center for dates). Closed on federal holidays and Mardi Gras.
- Barataria Preserve (Marrero) Visitor Center is open Wednesday-Sunday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed on federal holidays. Preserve parking lot gates are open daily for access to trails 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., including on federal holidays. Preserve is completely closed on Mardi Gras.
- French Quarter Visitor Center (New Orleans) is open Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed on federal holidays and Mardi Gras. Note that the French Quarter Visitor Center will be closed Saturday, February 21, through Friday, March 6, for repairs, but that ranger-guided walks will continue at another location (follow the link for details).
- Chalmette Battlefield and Chalmette National Cemetery (Chalmette) Visitor Center and entrance gates are open Tuesday-Saturday, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Entrance gates also open by 9:30 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday and on federal holidays other than Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Battlefield and national cemetery completely closed on Mardi Gras.
For a printable pdf with hours and days of all sites, click here. For dates of all federal holidays, click here.