Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
How to Look at Plants - Learn the basics of plant identification, discover why native plants are important, and find out how to spot invasive species. Here's a pdf of the How to Look at Plants flier to download, print, and share. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 30. Free but registration required; call 985-448-1375 or email the park.
Monday Music - 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday (no music on federal holidays when center is closed). Discover the wide range of south Louisiana's music: zydeco, gospel, blues, jazz, Cajun, and more. To find out who's performing when, see the park Facebook posts (you can see park posts even if you don't have a Facebook account) or call the center at 985-448-1375. Free.
Cercle Francophone - 5:30-7:00 p.m. every Tuesday. Come pass a good time speaking French (Cajun or otherwise). Help keep French alive in Louisiana---and if you don't speak French, come on along to watch linguistic history in action. No Cercle on federal holidays or on Mardi Gras when center is closed. Free.
Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour - 10:00 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in June. Join a ranger for a walk through downtown Thibodaux and hear the stories of its past. No tour on federal holidays or on Mardi Gras when the center is closed. Free.
Summer camp - sorry, all camp sessions are full. See you next year!
Boat tours on Bayou Lafourche - Cruise into Louisiana's past in fall and spring. Destinations, dates, times, and ticket information at the link.
The lives of the Acadians (Cajuns) and others whose travels brought them to Louisiana's bayous are featured at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux. Explore recreation, clothing, home furnishings, religion, cuisine, and fishing through exhibits, artifacts, videos, and films. A 200-seat theater is used for productions by the Thibodaux Playhouse, Inc., and other programs. Kids can earn a badge with the Junior Ranger program. The center's museum store has CDs, craft items, and books from cookbooks to children's stories on sale. Admission to the center and to most programs is free. Follow these links for the park's calendar of events, exhibits, and programs; for directions and transportation options; and for accessibility information.
314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux
Special programs by reservation:
Last updated: June 5, 2018