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Bayou Teche Museum, New Iberia

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Step into the Bayou Teche Museum to explore one of the country's most colorful, bountiful and historically significant areas. Fun for the whole family, interactive exhibits showcase the spicy blend of cultures, artists, industries and lore that sprang from the land surrounding the snake-like curves of the peaceful South Louisiana bayou.

The Bayou Teche Museum is located on Main Street in charming downtown New Iberia, recognized by Forbes Magazine as America's Prettiest Town and immortalized as the home town of James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux. Local cuisine, historic sites, shopping and hotels are all within walking distance. And be sure not to miss the beautiful Bayou Teche, just steps from the museum's doors.
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  • Small museum on Main St. Has a history of the area as well as some nice displays about the salt mines and the sugar cane relevance to the area. They also have an exhibit of "Blue Dog" artist George Ro...  more »
  • This little gem of a museum is growing as we speak. It includes local history, a Robert Dafford mural, interactive "visit" to a salt mine, interactive music and video exhibits, a great introductory vi...  more »
  • Don't miss this when visiting New Iberia and the Bayou Teche! The volunteers are local who are proud of their heritage and their town. The hometown boys of James Lee Burke, two time Edgar award author...  more »