Alexandre Mouton House, Lafayette

4.5
The Alexandre Mouton House, also called the Lafayette Museum, is a historic house in Lafayette, Louisiana. It was the home of 9th Governor and first Democratic Governor of Louisiana Alexandre Mouton, and it is also associated with other historic families.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. The listing included three contributing buildings: the two-story main house with an attic and cupola and wooden porches on its first and second floors, an Acadian house connected by a covered wooden porch, and a brick smoke house. The first two have cypress siding and are of briquete entre poteaux construction.
The original house, consisting of one room and a kitchen, was built in about 1800 by Jean Mouton, one of the earliest settlers in the Attakapas country, and father of Alexandre Mouton.
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  • The Alexander Mouton House was an unexpected pleasure. The docent was very welcoming, the film gave a very detailed history, and the furnishings and artefacts were quite genuine and interesting. The p...  more »
  • My last visit was 50years ago, in town for a high school reunion, it’s an education to see this building again and the restoration at hand. Outside, time seems to stand still, but on the inside there ...  more »
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  • Meh. Go check out a racist's house. The history was cool.
  • The house is very neat and there is a bunch of historical info that I found very interesting. We visited while they were getting ready for a Christmas party, which we were told was very important, and that was about all we were told. The staff took our money and ignored us the rest of the time, so unless we read the information, we learned nothing. I would give less stars due to the staff, but the house is cool.

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