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Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge

#4 of 12 in Museums in Baton Rouge
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
With thematic exhibits on diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry and culture, the museum includes two permanent exhibits: Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America.

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  • My daughter and I spent 4 hours here. She is moving here for 4 years for residency and this museum was an excellent way to learn some Lousianna history and about the culture!  more »
  • Broad coverage of things historic and cultural. Those with an avid interest in Louisiana could easily spend a day without exploring every item. Our "pick and choose" approach during a three-hour...  more »
  • You definitely owe it to yourself to visit this museum. I believe it is a hidden treasure of Baton Rouge. The exhibits are colorful, interesting and engaging. Definitely add Capital Park Museum to your list of things to do in BR
  • I absolutely love Capitol Park Museum. It is the bestmuseum in Baton Rouge. The exhibits are fun and the art galleries upstairs are always a delight and change quite often. The exhibits upstairs really give you insight to Louisiana. Definitely a place to go to if in Louisiana!

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