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River Road African American Museum and Gallery

Opened in March 1994, the River Road African American Museum & Gallery (RRAAMG) serve as an important repository of African American history, art, and artifacts in Louisiana. The RRAAMG is the only facility in south Louisiana’s "plantation country" dedicated to telling the history of enslaved people who labored on area plantations. The Museum’s permanent collection include a wide variety of resources including documents pertaining to the 18ll Slave Revolt, slave narratives from the WPA referencing the river parishes in south Louisiana, antebellum newspaper advertisements, personal letters, and oral histories.

Visitor Information: Currently open to public.

Location: PO Box 1357, Gonzales, 70707

Contact Information:

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Kathe Hambrick

Location Type: Facility