Vermilionville, Lafayette

4.6
A living history museum, Vermilionville explores Louisiana's Cajun culture in a recreated 18th-century village. You can make your way around the 9.3 hectare (23 acre) site yourself or with the help of a tour guide. In the village, historical houses dating from 1765 to 1890 are accompanied by mock period structures. Many are occupied by costumed artisans practicing Acadian and Creole skills like spinning, dollmaking, and woodworking. You can find some of their finished products in the gift shop. Complete your visit with a trip to the on-site restaurant for some traditional Cajun cuisine. Arrange your visit to Vermilionville and discover more family-friendly attractions in Lafayette using our Lafayette day trip planning tool.
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  • Spent a very pleasant morning wandering around the various exhibits and listening to the knowledgeable period-costumed 'interpreters' performing old-time tasks e.g. soap and candle-making. Some...  more »
  • This is the traditional site for the nighttime Awards Night for conference and it did not disappoint. The food and music were awesome. Excellent place for a business social event. Lots of dancing and....  more »

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