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Jim Bowie Display

LeVieux Village houses the Jim Bowie Display in honor of  the American hero of the Alamo, who once lived in Opelousas. The Jim...

April 11, 2021

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Louisiana Orphan Train Museum

In 2009, a former Union Pacific Freight Depot was restored to become the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum. The museum features documents,...

April 11, 2021

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Zydeco Music Exhibit

Also located in the center is the Zydeco Music Exhibit, an interpretive panel exhibit dedicated to the unique and popular style of music...

April 11, 2021

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Rural African American Museum

The Rural African American Museum, located in Opelousas, was formed by Wilken Jones to preserve the customs of the rural African Americans...

April 11, 2021

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Le Vieux Village Heritage Park & Museum

Le Vieux Village Heritage Park & Museum is located at the eastern entrance of historic Opelousas, Louisiana. Le Vieux Village is...

April 11, 2021

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Fireman’s Museum

Memorabilia and artifacts related to Opelousas Hope, Hook and Ladder Fire Co. #1, one of the oldest volunteer fire companies in the city. ...

April 11, 2021

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Creole Heritage & Folklife Center

Learn about the rich heritage of the Creole people in Southwest Louisiana–from food to festivals. Committed to nurturing the unique...

April 11, 2021

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63. Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center, 1934

315 N. Main Street Built by the Sandoz family, this building was a former library, a church and a funeral home. In September 1992, it...

April 9, 1934

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