Acadian Cultural Center reviews
This small US Park Service facility is hidden in a forested part of Lafayette. A 35-minute movie chronicles the plight of the Adadian people and how they settled and prospered in southern Louisiana..... more »
Good movie on history of Acadians plus very knowledgeable employee who spent a lot of time providing us with additional information on Acadians when told him due to Ancestry found out husband had... more »
The National Park Service has a beautiful exhibit here. The movie was very moving and taught me a lot about the Acadian story. It is a history that needs to be remembered and understood. I have a new appreciation for my wife and her ancestors. The Ranger (William) was very helpful and made our visit special. The exhibits are colorful and speak to a rich history where family is one of the most important things. Check this place out!
This is a great place to start your visit to Cajun country. There are a lot of exhibits about the history and culture of the Cajun people and there’s a film about the history of the Cajun shown every hour on the hour until 3pm. The film and the exhibits could use some updating, but they still provide a lot of useful information even if they are a bit dated. The rangers are a great source of information about the local area and culture as well. There’s a ranger talk most days at 2:45. The gift shop has lots of cool books, cds and gifts related to the local culture. There’s bathrooms and water fountains as well. Walk along the bayou on the other side of the parking lot for some pretty views.
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