The West Baton Rouge Museum
In the interest of our parish,
Three Hundred Years of History in West Baton Rouge.
Our dynamic permanent exhibits give you a comprehensive view about our history from the Native Americans and European Exploration to contemporary times. Get a hands on experience with the artifacts in our collection and see the importance of industry that made Louisiana at one time the richest state in the south. - Read More
Always something new at the WBR Museum
We have exciting and thought provoking exhibits on display in 2011, Testimony of Fire: Frederick Douglass’s Connection to Louisiana Politics, Civil War Quilt Challenge, Portraits in Gray, Cathartic Art: Remembering 9/11, Morley, the Vanished Lumber Town, A World Turned Upside Down: Civil War Homefront Perspectives, Brusly High School Centennial Anniversary and more with rarely seen works and objects to pique your interest. We feature workshops, lectures, films and festivals including Sugar Fest. Come visit us, we'd be happy to see you - Read More
West Baton Rouge Museum
Experience the 19th Century for yourself!
Our historic structures bring you back to a time that is not forgotten and preserved for you and your children to come and explore and learn from our history. The Aillet House, Allendale Plantation Cabins, Arboroth Plantation Store, are our showcase exhibits, with period furnishing and other artifacts. - Read More
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Kennedy Years: America’s Camelot
September 28 through December 29 This photography exhibit is timed to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy. The American people embarked on a journey of one thousand days into a mythical land that former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy would recall as Camelot, the idealistic realm of…in Current Exhibits
West Baton Rouge Historical Association’s Collection to be Added to the National Portal
The West Baton Rouge Museum is in the process of adding the West Baton Rouge Historical Association's collection to the National Portal, a digital database sponsored by American Heritage and the American Association for State and Local History. The National Portal is a massive, multiyear project to provide information on…in West Baton Rouge Museum News