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.
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
(Eunice) is open Wednesday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Closed on federal holidays. In 2015, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center will be open for Presidents' Day (Monday, February 16) and on Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 17).
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.