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.Use our Baton Rouge tour planning app to add Capitol Park Museum and other attractions to your Baton Rouge vacation plans.
For more information on current events at Capitol Park Museum, visit the Louisiana State Museum Facebook page or online at LouisianaStateMuseum.org.
Capitol Park Museum reviews
WOW!! Really big 2 story museum. Give yourself lots of time. Up to 1/2 day if u really want to read and study. Sections dealing with different times in the life and history of Lousiana, to present... more »
So much to see, read, watch and enjoy! Loved the exhibits and so many interactive ones to enhance the whole experience. Be sure to punch all the buttons so you don’t miss the stories and information..... 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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