Alexandre Mouton House, Lafayette

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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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  • July 6, 2017
    Interesting collection of historically accurate furnishings etc, but the real draw is the history of the house and its inhabitants. Didn't detain us that long.  more »
  • June 18, 2017
    Beautifully restored house. There is an introductory video that explains the house's history and occupants. Must see - the hair art in the Nun's room.  more »
  • January 13, 2017
    From Louisiana but new to Lafayette and wanted to get some history of the city. I'm glad I started here. There is so much history linked to the rest of the state. Connections to former governors and p...  more »
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  • August 11, 2016
    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.
  • September 6, 2016
    Love the history! The house tells it's own story..
  • April 23, 2016
    A fun, local museum. I enjoyed learning about Lafayette history and the Mouton family.

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