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Alexandre Mouton House, Lafayette

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
The Alexandre Mouton House, also called the Lafayette Museum, is a historic house in Lafayette, Louisiana. "Located in the heart of Lafayette, Alexandre Mouton House is dedicated to preserving and teaching the history and culture of south Louisiana." It was the home of 9th Governor and first Democratic Governor of Louisiana Alexandre Mouton.It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
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  • This unique historic structure does a wonderful job of presenting the more affluent aspect of Cajun society. The presentation is excellent, guides are informed and friendly, and it's a real don't miss...  read more »
  • First time to a museum in Lafayette. The buildings were very well preserved. Watched a video of what the house was about and it was very informative. The curator was her knowledgeable. 
  • We were greeted at the front door by a very friendly lady. She gave us a little over view of the history and than we watched a 15 min video. After the video we were free to walk around and take pictur...  read more »
  • Here, one can experience the real deal in southern charm. This museum and location is not only an excellent place to learn about Lafayette History, but also a most wonderful place to hold a tea, shower or event. Enjoy the beautiful building, grounds, and a stellar experience with event coordination, thanks to the superb management.
  • Love the history! The house tells it's own story..
  • A fun, local museum. I enjoyed learning about Lafayette history and the Mouton family.
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