Louisiana's Old State Capitol, Baton Rouge

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  • Was closed on Easter but the grounds were well maintained. Parking is metered right out front but weekend visits you don't need to pay. Read the meter to confirm.  more »
  • Located across the river Mississippi, impossibler to miss. Great building full of history, worth to visit  more »
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  • Beautiful & free. Please donate if you can every penny helps. Clean and informative very well kept/organized. The shop is lovely & very reasonably priced. Wonderful staff at the shop and front desk. They have maps and audio available in multiple languages. A must see location, near the Mississippi River & a nice area to seat and watch the waves/boats. Nice covered dock area also.
  • If you only see one thing while you’re in Baton Rouge, this should be it. The old state Capitol is such a beautiful building, inside and out, and it’s home to a really cool free museum. At the very least stop in to see the beautiful stained glass. Unfortunately the award winning film Ghost of the Castle was out of order when we were there, but you could still easily spend a couple hours here. Learn about the history of the building, Baton Rouge and Louisiana as a whole. There are some cool exhibits about architecture and Louisiana politics. There’s also a nice gift shop.

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