Strategic Plan
2014-15 through 2018-19


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Louisiana State Museum
Capitol Park Museum

Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday and state holidays.

Students, Senior Citizens, Active Military$5
Children 12 and underFree
Groups of 15 or more w/ reservations20% discount
School groups w/ reservationsFree
Purchase tickets for two or more museums20% discount
AAA membership discount, with card10% discount
660 N. 4th St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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The Capitol Park Museum features thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry and culture. The museum includes two permanent exhibitions, entitled Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation, and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America.

Topics range from the Louisiana Purchase to Sportsmen's Paradise to Mardi Gras traditions throughout the state. Artifacts include a 48 foot wooden shrimp trawler, a Civil War submarine, a record breaking Marlin, a Krewe of lawnmowers, a New Orleans Lucky Dog cart and musical artifacts from Fats Domino, Buddy Guy, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Aaron Neville and much more.

The Capitol Park Museum provides a variety of programming for individuals and families including the Lunchtime Lagniappe Lecture Series and Seasonal Walking Tours. For programming information and updates, please check our calendar. Click here for the Calendar of Events.

School and group tours are also available; please call 225-342-5414 for more information or to schedule a tour. Enhanced curriculum guides are available for 3rd and 8th grade tours. Click here for more information about Capitol Park Museum Educational Programs for students and teachers.

The Capitol Park Museum is also available for event rentals, during business and evening hours. Host your next reception, meeting, party, or lecture at this unique facility! Please call 225-219-0726 for more information. Click here for an informative PDF about Capitol Park Museum event rentals.

Lunchtime Lagniappe!
Louisiana's Culinary Revolution:
Food of Our Allies and Our Enemies

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Begins at noon

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christmas at the capitol park

Performances by Dufrocq Choir, McKinley High School Choir, East Baton Rouge Gifted and Talented Music Program , Glasco Strings, Park Forest Choir and a special guest performance by world-renowned Violinist Dr. Lin He.

Saturday, Dec. 13
from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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