Abita Springs Trailhead Museum, Abita Springs

4.5
#94 of 156 in Museums in Louisiana
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
We are a quaint folk art museum. Our mission is to celebrate, display and support the history and culture of Abita Springs. Annual events include the Abita Springs Push Mow Parade, the Whole Town Garage Sale, En Plein Air, the Abita Springs Busker Festival, and the Louisiana Bicycle Festival.

We are open Fridays and Saturdays 10am - 4pm and Sundays noon - 4pm. Admission is free. Handicapped accessible. (985) 871-5327

Abita Springs Park is in the town's Historic District, along the Abita River where Choctaw Indians settled. It hosts diverse music and and water festivals. Open all year, the Park offers the Museum, a bike trail, amphitheater, an historic pavilion, covered picnic areas, a splash pad, and a children's playground. Within a short drive, you can tour the Abita Brewery and the UCM Museum (a.k.a. the Abita Mystery House), the Nature Conservancy's Abita Creek Preserve, and golf courses.
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  • My husband and I enjoyed our short visit to this museum in Abita Springs. The museum is small and only takes a little bit of time, but it shows the amazing history, spirit, and character of this town....  more »
  • This is a very small museum, one long, open room. Along the walls on either side are framed displays of local history by subject area, for example, musical heritage and the local springs. A docent is....  more »
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  • It's great for the kids to have a blast. Splash pad and swings and slides. The adults can also walk through trails and go to the water holes.
  • Interesting exhibits, very nice staff. Bonus: cute cat outside

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