Historic Sites & Museums

Berwick

Riverfront, Everett S. Berry Memorial Lighthouse Park, Berwick, LA 70342
Phone: (985) 384-8858

After a vigil of over 130 years on the Atchafalaya Bay, Southwest Reef Lighthouse now rests on...

Hours: Open daily for the public

Charenton

3289 Chitimacha Trail, Charenton, LA 70523
Phone: (337) 923-4830

The Chitimacha (Sitimaxa- People of the many waters) were the first inhabitants of the region....

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 noon, 1pm to 4:30 pm, Closed Saturday and Sunday. Groups by appointment.

Franklin

11532 LA 182, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: (337) 907-6418

Come tour this historic home only minutes from downtown Franklin. Stroll the seven-acre property...

East Main Street, downtown and surrounding area, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-838-3631

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Franklin Historic District boasts more than 420...

407 Sterling Road, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: (337) 828-2092

On the National Register of Historic Places, this 1851 Greek Revival style townhouse is...

Hours: Monday - Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission: $10 adults; $8 Senior Citizens & Students 13-18; $5 Children 12 & under; Groups of 20 or more: $8 per person. Handicap accessible.
3296 Oaklawn Drive, off Irish Bend Road, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: (337) 828-0434

This 1837 Greek Revival plantation manor is the residence of Louisiana's former governor, Murphy...

Hours: Monday - Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission: $15 Adults; $10 Children & Students; Group rates available for 10 or more.
906 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: (337) 828-2092

This striking Greek temple was built chiefly of northern pine circa 1850 by Siemeon Smith. The...

Hours: By appointment. Admission: $10 adults; $8 Senior Citizens & Students 13-18; $5 Children 12 & under; Groups of 20 or more: $8 per person. Handicap accessible.
104 Commercial Street, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: (337) 413-1861

Young-Sanders Center for the Study of the War Between the States in Louisiana. Research library...

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission free. Handicap accessible.

Morgan City

Front Street, Riverside, Morgan City, LA 70380
Phone: (800) 256-2931

Located along the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City and Berwick, the "Great Wall" stands 21 feet...

Hours: Open to the public daily. Admission free.
Riverfront, 111 First Street, Morgan City, LA 70380
Phone: (985) 384-3744

The only place in the world where the general public can walk aboard an authentic offshore...

Hours: Monday - Saturday, Guided tours begin at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Weather Permitting. Admission: $6 Adults; $5 Senior Citizens; $4 Students and Group Rates
Riverfront, Front Street to Federal Avenue & Greenwood Street to Railroad Avenue, Morgan City, LA 70380
Phone: (985) 380-1770 ext. 112

Entering its 19th year in the National Main Street Program, Morgan City's historic downtown has...

Patterson

118 Cotten Road, Patterson, LA 70392
Phone: (985) 399-1268

Named after Louisiana's aviation pioneers, the official state aviation museum exhibits numerous...

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Admission Free