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
The museum features a wide variety of temporary and traveling exhibits throughout the year. These exhibits reflect a wide variety of topics and highlight different aspects of West Baton Rouge culture. We feature workshops, lectures, films and festivals including SugarFest. 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
West Baton Rouge Museum News
A Louisianian’s Grand Tour in the Belle Époque - May 10 - July 20
Jim Bowie and Family in Louisiana - June 7 - Aug. 31
James "Jim" Bowie's parents moved their family to colonial Louisiana around 1802. It was in Louisiana that Jim and his brothers and sisters made a name for themselves including his sister Mary who settled in West Baton Rouge.in Current Exhibits
Sweetie Pie visits the Port Allen Lock