Acadian Cultural Center

Exhibit display of a timeline
From horses to the oil industry, the Acadian Cultural Center's exhibits tell the story of Louisiana history and cultures.




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What's Happening:

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  • FILM (hourly) The Cajun Way: Echoes of Acadia - Who are the Acadians and how did they become Louisiana's Cajuns? Find out through a 35-minute film that shares their history from their deportation from Nova Scotia in Canada to their settlement in south Louisiana. Shown on the hour beginning at 10:00 a.m. No film on federal holidays or on Mardi Gras when the center is closed. Free.
  • LOUISIANA TALKS & TALES Join a Ranger to learn about the history, culture, or environment of south Louisiana. Ranger talks occur Tuesday through Saturday. Ranger talk begins at 10:45 a.m. Free.
  • DULCIMER JAM Join the Cajun Dulcimer Society and its core group, the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society from Baton Rouge, for dulcimer music: Cajun, country, Celtic, folk, and hymns. Bring an acoustic instrument and join in or just enjoy. 10:00-11:30 a.m. First Saturday of every month. Free.
  • JUNIOR RANGER SUMMER SERIES Become a Junior Ranger this summer at the Acadian Cultural Center! Each month will feature a different junior ranger badge/patch, so come earn them all. 10 am - 12 pm. Last Saturday of the month (May-August). Free.
  • SUMMER CAMPS Join park rangers this summer for FREE summer camp in a national park! Our camp webpage has all of the details and info on how to apply.


Last updated: May 27, 2023

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Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


504 589-3882

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