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Alexandre Mouton House, Lafayette

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Historic Site
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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  • 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 »
  • This well preserved home of the first governor of Louisiana displays original antiques of the period and gives a feel for the way life was during the period. You see a short film about the home and it...  more »
  • This house was originally built by the one who is considered as the founder of Lafayette, Alexandre Mouton. It is well kept but it is not that impressive to european eyes who are used to old pieces of...  more »
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  • 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.